Shedding light on the role of academic professional staff in knowledge production
Professional staff make up between 20 % and 50 % of university employees. Even though they do not teach or conduct research, professional staff organise and coordinate these activities. The EU-funded InviFo project will study their growing role and contribution to knowledge production. It will focus on the relationship between university governance and academic practice. The study will include a literature review, network analysis and ethnographic studies of professional staff in six universities. The findings will be used to develop a conceptual model that can explain the function of professional staff in academic knowledge production. Results will be disseminated online and offline via seminars and conferences.
Fields of science
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Funding SchemeMSCA-IF-GF - Global Fellowships
5037 AB Tilburg
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Partner organisations contribute to the implementation of the action, but do not sign the Grant Agreement.
60637 Chicago Illinois
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