TITLE

Money matters

AUTHOR(S)
Butler, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Professional Engineering;7/12/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the proposed changes in the way the British government funds university research departments. It highlights some proposals to cut down on duplication. The article discusses the two mechanisms by which the British government provides funding to universities. It also suggests that universities that lose out are likely to adjust to any change in the way funds are distributed.
ACCESSION #
21699041

 

Related Articles

  • University research picks up in Central Valley. Rodriguez, Adrian // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;9/15/2006, Issue 323609, p3 

    The article reports on the growth of expenditures for university research in Central San Joaquin Valley, California. According to the Innovation Index, federally-funded research and development expenditures of different institutions in the area almost tripled from 1993 to 2000, reaching an...

  • The sixth sense. Wraige, Helen // Professional Engineering;10/03/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p33 

    Reports the funding of the sixth Research Framework Program of the European Union. Decision from the European Parliament; Avoidance of gap between framework programs; Financial breakdown of finances.

  • France could face `scientific recession', warns council. McCabe // Nature;11/18/1999, Vol. 402 Issue 6759, p221 

    Reports on the criticism of France's research budget by the Conseil Superieur de la Recherche et de la Technologie. Failure to increase research expenditure; Call for the evaluation of the increase in the National Science Funds; Need for allocation of credits in an open system.

  • UK research funding proposal is 'irresponsible'. Gilbert, Natasha // Nature;12/17/2009, Vol. 462 Issue 7275, p834 

    The article reports on the opposition of universities against the proposed Research Excellence Framework (REF) by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) in Great Britain. It notes the design of the scheme for the selection of the university funding for the best assessed...

  • Government admits neglect over university R&D funding. Yeates, Harry // Electronics Weekly;7/24/2002, Issue 2062, p1 

    Reports on the admission of a neglect over research and development funding of universities by the British government as of July 2002. Backlog of the government in capital investment; Funding increase needed to tackle the problem; Government-initiated monitoring of activities that consume large...

  • Research cuts on campus.  // Christian Science Monitor;6/27/95, Vol. 87 Issue 148, p20 

    Editorial. Discusses the crisis faced by country's research universities by the budget cuts.

  • Funding and the three-year itch. Mitchell, William // New Scientist;2/23/91, Vol. 129 Issue 1757, p14 

    Discusses problems concerning the funding of research programs in Great Britain. Annual allocations made by the Department of Education and Science to each research council for three-year projects; Need for British science to contribute to controlling public expenditure; Cost of experiments...

  • Highlights.  // Science Statistics;May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p5 

    Statistics on biotechnology scientific activities (BSA) in Canada's federal government departments and agencies in 2005 and 2006 are presented. The federal government spent $861 million on BSA from which 54% was allocated for the higher education sector. Of all federal spending on science and...

  • Scientists respond to warning of cuts in research funding. Watts, Geoff // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/18/2010, Vol. 341 Issue 7773, p574 

    The article reports on the concerns raised by scientists and their representative bodies over the planned cuts in British government spending in research as disclosed by Business Secretary Vince Cable in his speech given on September 8, 2010 at Queen Mary, University of London.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics