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James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the developments in terms of research grants and research funding of the newly established AHRB. By 2002 to 2003, during its fifth year, the AHRB's total budget had increased ... More


Authority Relations as Condition for, and Outcome of, Shifts in Governance: The Limited Impact of the UK Research Assessment Exercise on the Biosciences

Norma Morris

in Reconfiguring Knowledge Production: Changing Authority Relationships in the Sciences and their Consequences for Intellectual Innovation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199590193
eISBN:
9780191723445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590193.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Knowledge Management

The UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) is a periodic nationwide exercise that assesses the research performance of any university in the UK that opts to put itself forward, and a prime example of ... More


Health Research Agendas and Funding

David E. Nelson

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

There is a large range of national public funding support for health research across countries. By contrast, allocations for overall funding for health literacy and related research areas are ... More


A False Start

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

In general, modern governments invest only a small portion of the national income to the generation of new knowledge. In the United Kingdom, the Department of Science and Industrial Research carried ... More


Managing the Research University

Dean O. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793259
eISBN:
9780199896813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793259.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This book provides a comprehensive background and discussion of all major topics encountered routinely in managing the academic research enterprise. In a sense, it serves as a surrogate mentor with ... More


In Due Course: The Government Decides

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses how the government agreed to the commitment of establishing an Arts and Humanities Research Council. Following the achievement, aspiration, and resistance in the early years of ... More


At the Point of a Larger Conflict

James Herbert

in Creating the AHRC: An Arts and Humanities Research Council for the United Kingdom in the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264294
eISBN:
9780191734335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264294.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the existence of support for the AHRB during its struggle for recognition and acceptance. In January 22, 2003, the White Paper on the Future of Higher Education created uproar. ... More


Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

McRoy, Flanzer and Zlotnik (and contributing author Lewis) in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure Tools for Social Workers provide information for social work schools and ... More


The Endless Frontier: Reaping What Bush Sowed?

Paula Stephan

in The Changing Frontier: Rethinking Science and Innovation Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226286723
eISBN:
9780226286860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286860.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines and documents how the Endless Frontier changed the research landscape at universities and how universities responded to the initiative. I show that the agencies it established ... More


Launching the Century of the Patient

Gerd Gigerenzer and J. A. Muir Gray

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Efficient health care requires informed doctors and patients. The health care system inherited from the 20th century falls short on both counts. Many doctors and most patients do not understand the ... More


Research Policy in Scotland and the Rest of the UK

Sheila Riddell

in Higher Education in Scotland and the UK: Diverging or Converging Systems?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474404587
eISBN:
9781474418775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404587.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Across the developed world, the UK is at the forefront of creating a competitive and marketised research system, driven by the belief that this will contribute to the overall effectiveness and ... More


The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


Research and policy in ethnic relations: Compromised dynamics in a neoliberal era

Charles Husband (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447314899
eISBN:
9781447314929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447314899.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book provides a critical discussion of the fault lines in the contemporary relationship between university based researchers, research funders, and the policy sector in the production and ... More


Government Funding of Research in the United States

in Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Federal funding has been the driving force behind most basic research in the United States for well over half a century. The results of that research have proven to be critical to scientific and ... More


American Democracy and the Origins of the Biomedical Revolution

Joan A. Steitz

in Democratic Vistas: Reflections on the Life of American Democracy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102567
eISBN:
9780300130485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102567.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines how American democracy might contribute to the country's status as the world leader in basic scientific research. It compares research in the United States and the Pacific and ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation in Education in Canada and the Role of Universities

Jie Qi and Ben Levin

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter is organised around different dimensions related to research mobilisation in Canada, focusing on the field of education and the role of universities. As background, major features of ... More


Financial Conflicts of Interest: The Legacy of Shoeless Joe Jackson

in Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226101644
eISBN:
9780226101668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101668.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the three types of financial conflict of interest laws affecting the scientific research community. The first section examines personal financial conflicts pertaining to those ... More


Organizing Our Innovation Ecosystem

Steven C. Currall, Ed Frauenheim, Sara Jansen Perry, and Emily M. Hunter

in Organized Innovation: A Blueprint for Renewing America’s Prosperity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199330706
eISBN:
9780199364008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330706.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter offers our prescriptions for how to put the Organized Innovation framework in place. The recommendations can be summed up as a bipartisan plan for government, a wise bet for businesses, ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation in the Republic of Korea: Linkages with Economic, Political and Social Development

Lynn Ilon

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers the role of knowledge mobilisation in Korea. It starts by describing the process of policy development in Korea, highlighting the contribution of the media and the general ... More


The Interdisciplinary Project as Social Form

Regina F. Bendix, Kilian Bizer, and Dorothy Noyes

in Sustaining Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Guide for the Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040894
eISBN:
9780252099397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040894.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter examines the rise and the challenges of the funded interdisciplinary project as a format for research. A range of internal and external causes account for this rise: the complexity of ... More


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