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Gibson, Chris; Stutchbury, Tamantha; Ikutegbe, Victoria; Michielin, Nicole – Research Evaluation, 2019
Challenge-led interdisciplinary research is a relatively new way of bringing together disciplinary expertise in response to complex societal and environmental problems. Common difficulties include how to define 'interdisciplinary research'; how to improve the participation and flourishing of early-career researchers; and how to manage projects…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Research, Cooperation, Researchers
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Boshoff, Nelius; Sefatsa, Mpho – Research Evaluation, 2019
This study applied the 'productive interactions' approach of research impact assessment to the case of maritime piracy research in South Africa. The focus was on the stakeholder interactions associated with the doctoral work and related activities of an individual researcher. A set of documents--provided by the researcher as evidence of potential…
Descriptors: Research, Interaction, Foreign Countries, Crime
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Ma, Lai – Research Evaluation, 2019
Adapted from the Norwegian model, University College Dublin has implemented the Output-Based Research Support Scheme (OBRSS) to stimulate research performance. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to understand the perception of the OBRSS after two years of implementation, its implications on research and publication practices, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Research, Publications
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Hellström, Tomas; Jabrane, Leila; Brattström, Erik – Research Evaluation, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between resource concentration/stability and new results/breakthroughs in the context of a Swedish Center of Excellence (CoE) scheme. A common assumption in using the CoE instrument is that there is a scale return to research on concentration of funds. However, the details of how funding connects to such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Research, Qualitative Research
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Hansson, Stina; Polk, Merritt – Research Evaluation, 2018
There is a call for more transdisciplinary (TD) research, from academia, society, and funding agencies. Consequently, the field of TD research is searching for ways of proving the value and providing evidence to support the effectiveness of such research. The main challenge for evaluating TD research is attribution, that is how to link societal…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Research, Outcome Measures, Research Utilization
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Temple, Ludovic; Barret, Danielle; Blundo Canto, Genowefa; Dabat, Marie-Hélène; Devaux-Spatarakis, Agathe; Faure, Guy; Hainzelin, Etienne; Mathé, Syndhia; Toillier, Aurelie; Triomphe, Bernard – Research Evaluation, 2018
Over the past decade, renewed societal demands on public research have been structured by various generic issues, while others are specific to the context of developing countries. In the first part of this article, after reviewing those issues, we examine how they reshape the analytical frameworks that structure the understanding of causal…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Research, Research Utilization, Outcome Measures
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Thorpe, Andy; Craig, Russell; Hadikin, Glenn; Batistic, Sasa – Research Evaluation, 2018
This article applies "DICTION" computer-assisted text analysis software to evaluate the tone of research 'Environment' submissions by Business and Management Studies schools in the UK's 2014 Research Evaluation Framework. We find that submissions contain distinctive differences in semantic tone between high-ranked and low-ranked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Semantics, Business Schools, Differences
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Petsakos, Athanasios; Hareau, Guy; Kleinwechter, Ulrich; Wiebe, Keith; Sulser, Timothy B. – Research Evaluation, 2018
This article examines how the estimated impacts of crop technologies vary with alternate methods and assumptions, and also discusses the implications of these differences for the design of studies to inform research prioritization. Drawing on international potato research, we show how foresight scenarios, realized by a multi-period global…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Research, Comparative Analysis, Models
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Chavarro, Diego; Ràfols, Ismael; Tang, Puay – Research Evaluation, 2018
The assessment of research based on the journal in which it is published is a widely adopted practice. Some research assessments use the Web of Science (WoS) to identify 'high quality' journals, which are assumed to publish excellent research. The authority of WoS on journal quality stems from its selection of journals based on editorial standards…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Bibliographic Databases, Foreign Countries, Probability
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Snowball, Jen D.; Shackleton, Charlie M. – Research Evaluation, 2018
Research is increasingly regarded a core facet of university endeavours globally, and research profiles of universities, institutes, and colleges are commonly used as one measure for ranking them. University administrations and funders would be better able to stimulate research if they had insights into context-specific, institutional constraints,…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Online Surveys, Foreign Countries, Reputation
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Reale, Emanuela; Avramov, Dragana; Canhial, Kubra; Donovan, Claire; Flecha, Ramon; Holm, Poul; Larkin, Charles; Lepori, Benedetto; Mosoni-Fried, Judith; Oliver, Esther; Primeri, Emilia; Puigvert, Lidia; Scharnhorst, Andrea; Schubert, Andràs; Soler, Marta; Soòs, Sàndor; Sordé, Teresa; Travis, Charles; Van Horik, René – Research Evaluation, 2018
Recently, the need to contribute to the evaluation of the scientific, social, and political impact of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research has become a demand of policy makers and society. The international scientific community has made significant advances that have transformed the impact of evaluation landscape. This article reviews the…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Influences, Political Influences, Social Sciences
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Schmied, Martin; Byland, Karin; Lienhard, Andreas – Research Evaluation, 2018
As in other European countries, there has been a growing pressure on assessing academic research in Switzerland. This also applies to the field of academic legal research. This article, which is based on a survey in Switzerland, aims to explore the assessment procedures and criteria that are used to evaluate academic legal publications and to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluation Criteria, Surveys, Court Litigation
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Sörlin, Sverker – Research Evaluation, 2018
This article draws on the efforts to enhance and incentivize the humanities in the Nordic countries in the last quarter century, with a main focus on Sweden. During this period, bibliometric methodologies and a series of 'crisis debates' have formed an image of Nordic humanities as provincial, parochial, and not performing on a par with relatively…
Descriptors: Humanities, Foreign Countries, Research, Change
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Mejlgaard, Niels; Ryan, Thomas Kjeldager – Research Evaluation, 2017
In the context of growing societal demand and interdependency, universities need to prioritize their "third mission" activities and balance them against core functions. Individual researchers too are faced with multiple external constituencies and various mechanisms for interaction. The degree, target, and mode of their involvement with…
Descriptors: Scientists, Engineering, Researchers, College Faculty