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Metrics for Determining Staffing Needs in Departmental Research Administration Offices
Departmental research administrators are the link between researchers and the offices of sponsored projects at major universities. They also serve as liaison between the researcher and the agencies that fund their research ...
Pre-Award Research Administration Infrastructure: Current Practices and Future Directions
Competition for federal research funding is increasing as federal funds allotted for research lag behind the growing demand. Reducing administrative burdens on research faculty would allow more time for faculty to conduct ...
Academic-Corporate Relations at a Research University: Options for Engagement Practices and Organization
Universities engage with corporations to pursue their missions in research, teaching, and public service. In recent years, corporations have evolved their expectations for university relations from primarily philanthropic ...
The Infrastructure of Research Administration at the RAND Corporation: A Case Study of The Social and Economic Policy Units
In 2014, the Social and Economic Policy Units (or research units) at the RAND Corporation went through centralization which created new job titles and new job descriptions for research administrators, allowed research units ...
Development of a Research Handbook: A Guide for New Researchers
Working at an institution with a budding Research Department necessitates the development of additional resources for the education of new researchers. Such an educational gap was noted by key research personnel at Kadlec ...