The Realities of Policy Implementation and the Conduct of Research
bureaucratic misconceptions of the value of proposed and planned projects, resulting in proliferation of waste and disillusionment among working scientists;
bureaucracy-induced delays and obstructions;
political interference at all levels;
inadequate or non-existent supplier industry infrastructures and supporting service operations;
lack of the major research facilities critical to certain research fields (e.g., microelectronics, computer sciences, particle physics, biotechnology, transport engineering, new energy sources);
lack of hard currencies for purchasing necessary foreign-made research equipment;
isolation of both scientists and planners from the mainstreams and thrusts of truly advanced research work; this is particularly true for the applied sciences and engineering fields.
KeywordsPersonal Interest Program Administrator Pure Scientist Collaboration Partner Project Planner
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