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Science and the university

Author: Paula E Stephan; Ronald G Ehrenberg
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, cop. 2007.
Series: Science and technology in society
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : State or province government publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the changes that have taken place in university research over the years, gauging the state of research in higher education and examines issues and challenges crucial to its future. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paula E Stephan; Ronald G Ehrenberg
OCLC Number: 839797965
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: x, 304 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Who bears the growing cost of science at universities? / Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and George H. Jakubson --
How does the government (want to) fund science?: politics, lobbying and academic earmarks / John M. de Figueiredo and Brian S. Silverman --
University science research funding: privatizing policy and practice / Risa L. Lieberwitz --
Patterns of research and licensing activity of science and engineering faculty / Jerry G. Thursby and Marie C. Thursby --
Commercialization and the scientific research process: the example of plant breeding / W. Ronnie Coffman, William H. Lesser and Susan R. McCouch --
The importance of foreign Ph. D. students to U.S. science / Grant G. Black and Paula E. Stephan --
Do foreign students crowd out native students from graduate programs? / George J. Borjas --
Foreign scholars in U.S. science: contributions and costs / Paula E. Stephan and Sharon G. Levin --
The changing composition of American citizen PhDs / Jeffrey A. Groen and Michael J. Rizzo --
Where do new US-trained science engineering PhDs come from? / Richard B. Freeman, Emily Jin, and Chia-Yu Shen --
Global research competition affects U.S. output / Diana M. Hicks --
The workforce for biomedical research --
who will do the work? / Susan A. Gerbi and Howard Garrison.
Series Title: Science and technology in society
Responsibility: edited by Paula E. Stephan and Ronald G. Ehrenberg.

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