Research management – A question of balance?

Posted in Research on June 7th, 2014 by steve

International“Is ‘research management’ an oxymoron? – A concept that pits researchers against administrators and threatens to kill the goose that lays the golden egg? Or is it a realistic response to a world in which national wealth is based on knowledge production and the ability to effectively participate in global market networks? …” (more)

[Sharon Dell, University World News, 6 June]

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Managers are extending reach into research

Posted in Research on December 13th, 2012 by steve

“A managerial culture is growing in universities as they ‘position themselves to align more systematically with government and industrial sectors’, a conference has heard. Nick Fowler, managing director for academic and government institutions at the publisher Elsevier, said that his company had observed the change via a rise in demand for management information …” (more)

[Elizabeth Gibney, Times Higher Education, 13 December]

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Developing a framework for research management professionals

Posted in Research on June 22nd, 2011 by steve

“Research administration has developed and matured. Its association, ARMA, is 20 years old this year, and has grown to encompass a range of areas of expertise …” (more)

[Ian Carter, Research Blogs, 21 June]

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