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Roberts, Thomas J.; Shambrook, Jennifer – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
Academic peer review is widely viewed as fair, equitable, and essential to academic quality. Successfully completing the process through publication or award is widely deemed as one of the most rigorous and prestigious forms of scholarly accomplishment. Despite this sentiment the academic peer review process is not without fault. It is criticized…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Integrity, Ethics, Reflection
Weisblat, Gina; Sell, Christine – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
If university research is to remain a high priority in the national education agenda, graduate students must be prepared to move into research positions. Cleveland State University created the Graduate Grant Writing Center to enhance students' understanding of research principles and ethics, appreciation of the value of collaborations and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Proposal Writing, Mentors, Advisory Committees
Gabriele, Edward – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
Research administration and leadership, above all, directly serve the needs of researchers, scientists, research programs, institutions and their leaders, and the public trust itself. Research administration is therefore an expansive and all encompassing profession. It integrates all of the diverse arts and sciences that are foundational to…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Administration, Leadership, Cultural Pluralism
Slocum, J. Michael – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
Voice of Experience advances the tradition of service of the "Journal of Research Administration" by fostering consideration of and reflection upon contemporary issues and concerns in research administration. VOE is a celebrated feature column in each edition of the Journal. In this article, the author presents a review of recent literature…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Ethics, Conflict of Interest, Research Administration
Kakande, Nelson; Namirembe, Regina; Kaye, Dan K.; Mugyenyi, Peter N. – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
Despite the presence of several funded research projects at academic and research institutions in sub-Saharan Africa, the quality of the pre/post grant award process in these institutions is inadequate. There is a need to strengthen research administration through infrastructural, organizational, and human resource development to match the dynamic…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Recognition (Achievement), Research Administration, Foreign Countries
Lategan, Laetus O. K. – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
This paper looks into the importance of a responsible research community and how ethics can contribute towards the building of such a community. The paper starts off by outlining the many challenges facing a responsible research community. These challenges range from doing research, transferring the research results, commercialising the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Intellectual Property, Integrity, Ethics
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Hamilton, Zoya – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
This research study examined support to sponsored programs administrators (SPAs, or research administrators) at baccalaureate universities from their chief executives. Support to SPAs strengthens the shared purpose of the university, enabling SPAs to serve as effective organizational representatives in business transactions pertaining to grants…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Universities, Organizational Culture
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Andrews, Joseph E., Jr.; Moore, J. Brian; Means, Paula; Weinberg, Richard – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
In an effort to increase review-quality and efficiency, research administration at Wake Forest School of Medicine initiated a change in the operational structure of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) via a reconfiguring of the boards and rescheduling of the convened meetings. The number of IRB Panels was doubled and each panel/board began…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Medical Schools, Research Administration, Leadership
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Warren, Rueben C.; Gabriele, Edward F. – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
During the course of the last century, a number of historical instances of unethical human research have occurred, and risen to the forefront of the social imagination. The atrocities of the European and Pacific Holocausts, the tragic 1932-1972 United States Public Health Service Syphilis Studies at Tuskegee, concomitant with the 1946-48 unethical…
Descriptors: Health Services, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Public Health, Ethics
Nelson, Cameron R. – Journal of Research Administration, 2012
This year the world commemorates the beginning of the tragic USPHS syphilis experiments that occurred in Tuskegee, Alabama from 1932 to 1972. In light of this sobering anniversary, this article will briefly examine four studies: the already mentioned USPHS syphilis studies in Tuskegee, the Nazi Holocaust Experiments and the resulting Doctors'…
Descriptors: Ethics, Medical Research, History, Informed Consent
Evans, Linda – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Located within the recently emerged field of researcher development, this article represents an attempt to make a key theoretical contribution to its knowledge base through a conceptual analysis. It presents as propositional knowledge an original theoretical model of the componential structure of researcher development, as interpreted and defined…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Researchers, Professional Development, Intellectual Development
Easterly, Debra M.; Ricard, Cynthia S. – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Issues surrounding gender discrimination have been addressed over the past 40 years with various pieces of legislation and federal policies that have made such discrimination illegal. The number of women in higher education as students and faculty has steadily increased since the 1950s, though only in certain disciplines and in the lower faculty…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Discrimination, STEM Education, Biological Sciences
Gannon, Sam C. – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Academic medical centers are well-known for their emphasis on teaching, research and public service; however, like most large, bureaucratic organizations, they oftentimes suffer from an inability to learn as an organization. The role of the research administrator in the academic medical center has grown over time as the profession itself has…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Hospitals, Higher Education, Organizational Culture
Gabriele, Edward F. – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
In the last decades there has arisen a greater awareness of the ever present need for critical academic reflection on the nature of ethics leadership and committees in research, healthcare, and organizational systems. Yet what is meant by ethics itself? How is ethics understood as a historical phenomenon? What challenges must ethics leaders face…
Descriptors: Ethics, Leadership, Self Concept, Reputation
Seltzer, Daniel; Zoloth, Laurie; Traina, Cristina L. H.; Kiesling, Lynne – Journal of Research Administration, 2011
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications ("ELSI") research has played an increasingly important role in scientific research. Tens of millions of dollars, many of which are public, are spent funding scientific research projects. Taxpayers are demanding that scientific advancement move forward, hand-in-hand with careful examination of the many ethical…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Integrity, Economic Climate, Ethics
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