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Authors: Jonathan Grant, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: research, success, understanding, grail, holy, search
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This paper considers the continuing challenges facing research funders when trying to allocate research money. It focuses on the area of research policy in mental health research funding, with a particular emphasis on funding for schizophrenia research, and provides an overview of research policy in the last 20-25 years. It then goes on to consider what approaches funders could take to build an ev......
ISBN: 0833034804, 9780833034809
Authors: Steven Wooding, Jonathan Grant
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Keywords: view, researchers, research, assessing
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The Research Assessment Exercise is used to assess the quality of, and determine core government funding for, research carried out in UK universities. In 2002 this process was reviewed (http://www.ra-review.ac.uk). This report provided evidence for the review; it describes workshops that investigated the academic community's views of research quality and attitudes towards models of assessment. Nin......
ISBN: 0833034790, 9780833034793
Authors: Steven Wooding, Jonathan Grant
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Keywords: volume, view, researchers, research, assessing
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The Research Assessment Exercise is used to assess the quality of, and determine core government funding for, research carried out in UK universities. In 2002 this process was reviewed (http://www.ra-review.ac.uk). This report provided evidence for the review; it describes workshops that investigated the academic community's views of research quality and attitudes towards models of assessment. Nin......
Authors: Steven Wooding, Stijn Hoorens
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Keywords: grants, working, paper, campaign, research, approaches, evaluating, arthritis, possible
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The Arthritis Research Campaign (arc) has asked RAND Europe to help it develop a system to monitor the outputs and outcomes of the research it funds. To assist with this process an Advisory Group of arc funded researchers has been set up to provide additional scientific expertise to the project team. This report was produced as a background document for the first Advisory Group workshop. The repor......
Authors: Sharif Ismail, Jan Tiessen, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: research, survey, collection, outputs, developing, information, council, portfolio, evaluation, medical, strengthening
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The Medical Research Council (MRC) wished to better understand the wider impact of MRC research output on society and the economy. The MRC wanted to: compare the strengths of different types of funding and areas of research; identify the good news stories and successes it can learn from. As an initial step in this process RAND Europe: (1) examined the range of output and outcome information MRCalr......
Authors: Steven Wooding, Tony G. Thompson Starkey
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Keywords: context, canadian, tool, raiss, piloting
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This report, prepared for and funded by the Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (IMHA), describes the localisation and trialling of the RAND/ARC Impact Scoring System (RAISS) tool in the Canadian context. The RAISS tool was originally developed with the UK Arthritis Research Campaign. In the current pilot for IMHA, the localised survey, where the language had been adjusted for the Ca......
Authors: Sharif Ismail, Alice Farrands, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: review, sciences, literature, health, evaluating, peer, grant
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More than 95% of the £2 billion of public funding for medical research each year in the UK is allocated by peer review. Long viewed as a respected process of quality assurance for research, grant peer review has lately been criticised by a growing number of people within the scientific community and without. Detractors highlight its perceived inefficiency, and structural flaws that compromis......
Authors: Flavia Tsang, Jonathan Grant, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: study, feasibility, lags, time
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This paper explores the feasibility of using data from Alberta Innovate Health Solutions to study time lags between research expenditure and the eventual health benefits. It was found that existing data do not form a sufficient empirical basis.......
Authors: Sonja Marjanovic, Stephen Hanney, Steven Wooding
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Keywords: recurrent, themes, challenges, studies, evaluation, reflection, research, historical
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This report presents a historical reflection on research evaluation studies, their recurrent themes and challenges, and their implications. It critically examines studies of how scientific research drives innovation and socioeconomic benefits.......
Authors: Philipp Bastian Brutscher, Steven Wooding, Jonathan Grant
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Keywords: international, comparison, frameworks, evaluation, research, health
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This report is based upon, and summarizes findings from, eight health research evaluation frameworks in use in the United Kingdom (UK), Sweden, the United States (2), the Netherlands, Australia, the European Union, Canada, and elsewhere. The report was jointly supported by the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) and the International Observatory on Health Research Systems. The Observatory i......
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