News tagged with research funding

States reduce funding for research universities

States reduced per-student funding for major public research universities by a fifth during the past decade, while foreign competitors invested heavily to challenge the United States' once dominant global position in science, ...

dateJan 18, 2012 in Other
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Funding for nonhuman primate research questioned

A major review of nonhuman primate use in medical research has been conducted in the UK by Professor Sir Patrick Bateson, who is the president of the Zoological Society of London and an ethnologist from Cambridge University, ...

dateJul 28, 2011 in Other report
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Study: Era of rapid growth in biomedical research over

After a decade of remarkable growth, total annual funding for biomedical research in the U.S. has decelerated and may have even fallen when adjusted for inflation. That is the conclusion of a study today published in the ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Other
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How to encourage big ideas

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study suggests certain types of funding -- which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results -- lead to more innovative and influential research.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Economics & Business
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UK Research Funding to Reward Economic Benefits

(PhysOrg.com) -- The UK government is developing a new scheme, the Research Excellence Framework (REF), to assess university research proposals and allocate public funds for research. The scheme is being developed in collaboration ...

dateSep 25, 2009 in Other weblog
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