Readership: Anyone involved directly or indirectly in research administration. Within academe, chief research officers, provosts, their associates, deans, center and institute directors, and department chairs. Industry and government officials who oversee grants and contracts with
academic institutions may also find this book interesting. It will provide them with a comprehensive overview of academic research from the university's perspective.
Also suited as a higher education textbook. By presenting the professional standards of academic research administration, it provides a good didactic introduction to the field. It could be required reading for either advanced undergraduates or graduate students in higher education administration or research management in a college of education or business school, respectively. The book may also be a supplementary resource for research administration workshops.
Dean O. Smith, Professor of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University
Dean O. Smith has been a physiology professor for 36 years at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Hawaii, and Texas Tech University. For 21 of those years, he was in the higher administration as Associate Vice President for research, Vice President for research, and Executive Vice Chancellor. He has published 133 scientific articles.
1: THE CHIEF RESEARCH OFFICER 1
2: EXTERNAL RELATIONS 29
3: STRATEGIC PLANNING 54
4: RESOURCES 70
5: ENHANCING RESEARCH RESOURCES 105
6: RESOURCE INVESTMENTS 139
7: CENTERS AND INSTITUTES 175
8: SPONSORED RESEARCH SERVICES 199
9: RESEARCH ETHICS 225
10: HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 263
11: RESTRICTED RESEARCH 287
12: HUMAN SUBJECTS 308
13: ANIMAL USE AND CARE 346
14: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 374
15: TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER 406
16: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 436
17: ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION 466