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University Finances: Research Revenues and Expenditures
130998: Sep 16, 1986
GAO discussed its report on university finances for the period 1975 to 1984, focusing on: (1) revenues and expenditures for operations and physical plant support; (2) revenues for research and development; (3) indirect costs for research and development; and (4) academic executives' perceptions on their research capabilities under alternative levels of federal funding. GAO found that: (1) universi...
Federal Funding Mechanisms in Support of University Research
129326: Mar 12, 1986
Testimony was given concerning the use of federal funding mechanisms to support university research. GAO found that: (1) the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation provide over three-fourths of the total funds obligated for scientific research; (2) in fiscal year (FY) 1984, six federal agencies awarded 89 percent of their research funds through individual project awards,...
National Science Foundation Management Review of Research Grant Award Recommendations
PAD-82-49: Published: Aug 26, 1982. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1982.
GAO presented the results of its study of the National Science Foundation (NSF) management review of research grant award recommendations. The objective was to determine if the checks NSF has on the proposal evaluation process provide adequate accountability over program officer recommendations to award or decline proposals.There are no NSF guidelines which prescribe what information reviewing off...
National Science Foundation's Actions on Recommendations of GAO Report "Opportunities for Improved Management of the Research Applied to National Needs (RANN) Program"
HRD-77-54: Published: Mar 15, 1977. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1977.
In March 1971 the National Science Foundation (NSF) consolidated most of its problem-oriented research into a single program called the Research Applied to National Needs (RANN) program. The program focused on NSF research activities on selected environmental and social problems and opportunities for future technological development to help solve major national problems. A 1975 report identified t...