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Krog Lind, Jonas – Research Evaluation, 2019
The impact of Performance-based Research Funding System (PRFS) has received increasing attention in recent years. However, the literature has focused on individual-level or country-level effects, mostly ignoring the 'missing link' between PRFSs and their effects: university managers. Drawing upon the sociology of numbers and theories of…
Descriptors: College Administration, Instructional Effectiveness, Performance Based Assessment, Foreign Countries
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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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Botha, L.; Grobbelaar, S. S.; Bam, W. G. – Research Evaluation, 2019
From the evaluation literature related to research and innovation policy, calls have long been made for improved evaluation processes especially where projects and programmes may be evaluated from a systems perspective. Drawing on the literature of innovation systems and innovation for inclusive development (I4ID) this research proposes a…
Descriptors: Universities, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Program Evaluation
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Waaijer, Cathelijn J. F. – Research Evaluation, 2018
Human capital is indispensable for regional innovation and economic growth, and PhD graduates (PhDs) play an important role in these processes. This is the first study describing the geographic origin and current work location of PhDs from Dutch universities, which are located in a densely populated area with a high concentration of basic science…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Geographic Regions
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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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de la Torre, Eva M.; Casani, Fernando; Sagarra, Marti – Research Evaluation, 2018
Universities are organizational structures with individual activity mixes or strategies that lead to different performance levels by mission. Evaluation techniques based on performance indicators or rankings risk rewarding just a specific type of university and undermining university diversification: they usually introduce homogenizing pressures…
Descriptors: Classification, Universities, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission
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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