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Publication Title: Frontiers of Materials Research: A Decadal Survey

Authors:

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Publication Source: National Academies Press

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges.

Authors:

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Publication Source: National Academies Press

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Reproducibility and Replicability in Science

Authors:

  • National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine

Publication Source: National Academies Press

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Guide to FY2020 Research Funding at the Department of Energy (DOE)

Authors:

  • James Murday, University of Southern California

Publication Source: USC DC Office of Research Advancement

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Developing and Submitting a Successful Mission Agency Grant Application

Authors:

  • James Murday, University of Southern California

Publication Source: USC DC Office of Research Advancement

Publication Year: 2018

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Publication Title: Accelerating Public Access to Research Data

Authors:

  • Kacy Redd, Katie Steen, Sarah Nusser, Toby Smith, Tyler Walters, Jeff Chasen, James Luther, and James Reecy 

Publication Source: APLU

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: 2016–2019 PROGRESS REPORT: ADVANCING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE R&D

Authors:

  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INTERAGENCY WORKING GROUP 

Publication Source: NATIONAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COUNCIL 

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Progress Report on the Federal Implementation of the STEM Education Strategic Plan

Authors:

  • The Office of Science and Technology Policy

Publication Source: Executive Office of the President 

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Threats to the U.S. Research Enterprise: China’s Talent Recruitment Plans

Authors:

  • PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS, Rob Portman (Chair) 

Publication Source: United States Senate

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Public Impact Research: Engaged Universities Making the Difference

Authors:

  • APLU Committee on PIR

Publication Source: APLU

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: AI for Science and AI for Science Grand Challenges

Authors:

  • Jeff Nichols, ORNL
  • Rick Stevens, ANL
  • Kathy Yelick, LBNL

Publication Source: Department of Energy: AI for Science Town Hall

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: NSF Convergence Accelerator: A New Transition Model for Government

Authors:

  • Douglas Maughan, National Science Foundation

Publication Source: UIDP 2 Conference Presentation

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: University and Industry Engagement with National Laboratories

Authors:

  • Clara Asmail, United States Department of Energy

Publication Source: UIDP 2 Conference Presentation

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: DARPA/DSO 101

Authors:

  • Dr. Valerie Browning, Director Defense Sciences Office
  • LTC Philip Root, Deputy Director Defense Sciences Office
     

Publication Source: DARPA Presentation

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Match Game: Connecting Academia, Innovators, and Industry

Authors:

  • Jeff Agnoli, The Ohio State  University

Publication Source: UIDP 2 Conference Presentation

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: A standardized citation metrics author database annotated for scientific field

Authors:

  • John P.A. Ioannidis, Stanford University
  • Jeroen Baas, Elsevier
  • Richard Klavans, SciTech Strategies
  • Kevin W. Boyack, SciTech Strategies

Publication Source: PLoS Biol 17(8)

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Science of Team Science: Building Solid Collaborations that Produce Results

Authors:

  • Kara L. Hall, PhD Director, Science of Team Science (SciTS) National Cancer Insitutute

Publication Source: SciTS CTSA Workshop Presentation

Publication Year: 2018

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Publication Title: Interdisciplinary Learning: A cognitive-epistemological foundation

Authors:

  • Veronica Boix Mansilla, Harvard University

Publication Source: Chapter to appear in Frodeman, R. Klein J. Ed.. Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity

Publication Year: 2016

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Publication Title: What Makes Teams Tick

Authors:

  • Zara Zhang

Publication Source: Harvard Magazine

Publication Year: 2016

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Publication Title: Broadening Participation: Efforts by the Directorate for Education and Human Resources

Authors:

  • NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources

Publication Source: National Science Foundation NSF 19-090

Publication Year: 2019

Key Words: STEM, broadening participation, NSF, education


Publication Title: Criteria for assessing grant applications: A systematic review

Authors:

  • Sven E. Hug, University of Zurich
  • Mirjam Aeschbach, University of Zurich

Publication Source: Preprint

Publication Year: 2019

Key Words: grant peer review, evaluation criteria, systematic review, qualitative synthesis


Publication Title: Toward predicting research proposal success

Authors:

  • Kevin Boyack, SciTech Strategies
  • Richard Kalvans, SciTech Strategies
  • Calab Smith, University of Michigan

Publication Source: Scientometrics 114(1):449-461 

Publication Year: 2018

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Publication Title: Multidisciplinary Mentoring Programs to Enhance Junior Faculty Research Grant Success

Authors:

  • Stephanie A. Freel, Duke University
  • Paige C. Smith, Duke University
  • Ebony N. Burns, Duke University
  • Joanna B. Downer, Duke University
  • Ann J. Brown, Duke University
  • Mark W. Dewhirst, Duke University

Publication Source: Academic Medicine. 92(10)

Publication Year: 2017

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Publication Title: Determinants of Broader Impacts Activities: A Survey of NSF-funded Investigators

Authors:

  • Daine Nagy, South Dakota State University

Publication Source: The Journal of Research Administration, (47)1

Publication Year: 2016

Key Words: Broader Impacts, Sponsored Research, Institutional Support, Community Engagement


Publication Title: White Paper on the CISE BPC Plan Pilot

Authors:

  • NSF CISE Directorate

Publication Source: National Science Foundation

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Novelist Cormac McCarthy’s tips on how to write a great science paper

Authors:

  • Van Savage, Santa Fe Institute
  • Pamela Yeh, University of California at Los Angeles

Publication Source: Nature Careers Community Column

Publication Year: 2019

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Publication Title: Research collaboration experiences, good and bad: Dispatches from the front lines

Authors:

  • Barry Bozeman, Arizona State University
  • Monica Gaughan, Arizona State University
  • Jan Youtie, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Catherine P. Slade, Georgia Regents University
  • Heather Rimes, Western Carolina University

Publication Source: Science and Public Policy, 43(2)

Publication Year: 2016

Key Words: research collaboration; collaboration team dynamics; collaboration effectiveness


Publication Title: Predicting research excellence at the individual level: The importance of publication rate, top journal publications, and top 10% publications in the case of early career mathematicians

Authors:

  • Jonas Lindahl, Umea University, Sweden

Publication Source: Journal of Informtetrics

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: excellence, productivity, early-career, highly-cited, mathematics


Publication Title: Describing Research Development: A First Step

Authors:

  • Michael Preuss, West Texas A&M University
  •  Kimberly Eck, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Mary Fechner, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Loren Walker, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Publication Source: Research Management Review, Volume 23, Number 1

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: research development


Publication Title: Growing Research Funding in Emerging and Developed Programs at Research Universities

Authors:

  • Katherine G. Hutton, Florida Atlantic University 

Publication Source: Research Management Review, Volume 23, Number 1

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: research funding, emerging programs, developed programs


Publication Title: Assessing Research Collaboration through Co-authorship Network Analysis

Authors:

  • Jesse Fagan, PhD, MA, University of New Mexico
  • Katherine S. Eddens, PhD, MPH, Indiana University
  • Jennifer Dolly, CCRP, University of Kentucky
  • Nathan L. Vanderford, PhD, MBA, University of Kentucky
  • Heidi Weiss, PhD, University of Kentucky
  • Justin S. Levens, University of Kentucky

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration (49) 1

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: interdisciplinary collaboration, research administration, social network analysis, science of team science, co-authorship, diversity in collaboration


Publication Title: Trends in Large Proposal Development at Major Research Institutions

Authors:

  • Lorraine Mulfinger, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Kevin Dressler, The Pennsylvania State University
  • L. Eric James, Huron Consulting Group
  • Niki Page, The Pennsylvania State University
  •  Eduardo Serrano, Huron Consulting Group
  • Jorge Vazquez, Huron Consulting Group

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration, (47) 1

Publication Year: 2016

Key Words: large proposals, proposal success rates, proposal administrative support, research development, research administration, organizational structure, team science


Publication Title: Return on Investment and Grants: A Review of the Present Understandings and Recommendations for Change

Authors:

  • Michael Preuss, Hanover Research

Publication Source: Research Management Review, Volume 21, Number 1

Publication Year: 2016

Key Words: grants; return on investment


Publication Title: More and Better Grant Proposals? The Evaluation of a Grant Writing Group at a Mid-Sized Canadian University

Authors:

  • Natasha G. Wiebe, University of Windsor
  • Eleanor Maticka-Tyndale, University of Windsor

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration, (48) 2

Publication Year: 2017

Key Words: academic writing; alternative academics; grant-writing groups; program evaluation; writing workshops


Publication Title: To Apply or Not to Apply: A Survey Analysis of Grant Writing Costs and Benefits

Authors:

  • Ted von Hippel, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Courtney von Hippel, University of Queensland

Publication Source: PLoS ONE 10(3):

Publication Year: 2015

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Publication Title: Building the science of research management: What can research management learn from education research?

Authors:

  • Jun Song Huang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Wei Loong Hung, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration, (49) 1

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: science of research management, social mechanisms, design-based research, theory-practice nexus, education research


Publication Title: Research portfolio analysis and topic prominence

Authors:

  • Richard Klavans, SciTech Srategies
  • Kevin Boyack, SciTech Strategies

Publication Source: Journal of Infometrics

Publication Year: 2017

Key Words: research portfolio analysis, direct citation, research topics, prominence, project-level grant data


Publication Title: Catalyzing Clusters of Research Excellence: An Institutional Case Study

Authors:

  • Kyle W. Demes, The University of British Columbia
  • Gail C. Murphy, The University of British Columbia
  • Helen M. Burt, The University of British Columbia

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration, (50) 1

Publication Year: 2019

Key Words: interdisciplinary research, institutional strategy, research clusters, research excellence, research facilitation


Publication Title: An exploration of collaborative scientific production at MIT through spatial organization and institutional affiliation

Authors:

  • Matthew Claudel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Emanuele Massaro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Paola Santi,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Fiona Murray, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Carlo Ratti,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publication Source: PloS ONE (12) 6

Publication Year: 2017

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Publication Title: Greater than the Sum of its Parts: A Qualitative Study of the Role of the Coordinating Center in Facilitating Coordinated Collaborative Science

Authors:

  • Betsy Rolland, University of Wisconsin-Madison Carbone Cancer Center
  • Charlotte P. Lee, University of Washington
  • John D. Potter, University of Washington School of Public Health

Publication Source: Journal of Research Administration, (48) 1

Publication Year: 2017

Key Words: coordinating centers; team science; cancer epidemiology; coordination; facilitations


Publication Title: Report on University-Led Grand Challenges

Authors:

  • Michelle Popowitz, University of California at Los Angeles
  • Cristin Dorgelo, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Publication Source: University of California eScholarship.org

Publication Year: 2018

Key Words: university research, grand challenges, collaboration


Publication Title: The impact of transaction costs on the institutional structuration of collaborative academic research

Authors:

  • Rejean Landry ,  Universite Laval, Quebec
  •  Nabil Amara, Universite Laval, Quebec

Publication Source: Journal of Research Policy (27)

Publication Year: 1998

Key Words:  Structures; Research; Collaboration; Transaction costs; Decisions
 


Publication Title: More Paper out the Door: Ten Inexpensive Ways to Stimulate Proposal Development

Authors:

  • Robert Porter, University of Tennessee

Publication Source: Research Management Review, Volume 18, Issue 1 

Publication Year: 2011

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Publication Title: Reprint 2007: Why Academics Have a Hard Time Writing Good Grant Proposals

Authors:

  • Robert Porter, Virginia Tech

Publication Source: The Journal of Research Administration, (48)1

Publication Year: 2017

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Publication Title: Funding grant proposals for scientific research: retrospective analysis of scores by members of grant review panel

Authors:

  • Nicholas Graves, Queensland University of Technology
  • Adrian G. Barnett, Queensland University of Technology
  • Philip Clarke, University of Sydney

Publication Source: BMJ 2011;343:

Publication Year: 2011

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Publication Title: Helpful Gatekeepers: Positive Management of the Limited Submission Process

Authors:

  • Robert Porter, Virginia Tech

Publication Source: The Journal of Research Administration, (36)1

Publication Year: 2005

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