Book Volume 11 2006

Government and research

Thirty Years of Evolution


ISBN: 978-1-4020-4444-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-4446-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Government and science

    1. Chapter

      Pages 7-21

      Relationships between Government and Science

    2. Chapter

      Pages 23-37

      Theories of Science and Science Policies

    3. Chapter

      Pages 39-52

      Theories and Practice of Government

  3. The commissioning system in action

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-54

    2. Chapter

      Pages 55-59

      The DHSS and the Research Management System

    3. Chapter

      Pages 61-76

      Science and Macro Scientific Policy: the Case of the CSRC and the Intermediate Boards

    4. Chapter

      Pages 77-91

      The Chief Scientist's Organisation and the Research Councils: the Case of the Panel on Medical Research and Relationships with the SSRC

    5. Chapter

      Pages 93-113

      Research Liaison Groups and the Small Grants Committee: Two Contrasting Systems

    6. Chapter

      Pages 115-130

      The Chief Scientist's Organisation and External Research Bases: the Case of the DHSS Research Units

    7. Chapter

      Pages 131-152

      Review of Units and Scientific Merit: Chief Scientist's Visits

    8. Chapter

      Pages 153-163

      Review of Units and Policy Relevance: the Customer Review

  4. Emerging processes and roles

    1. Chapter

      Pages 165-175

      The Functions, Process and Impact of Research Commissioning

    2. Chapter

      Pages 177-190

      Emerging Roles

    3. Chapter

      Pages 191-211

      Policy after Rothschild and Generalisations

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 213-248