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Albany Law School’s inaugural Startup Law Day

In the spirit of encouraging entrepreneurship, the Government Law Center at Albany Law School is organizing a day-long event that will offer free legal workshops and free legal consultations ...
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When is a Giraffe merely a Giraffe?

University Research & Economic Growth I recently ran across an article that stopped me in my tracks with this statement: A United Nations report on Asian higher education has questioned ...
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It Doesn’t Just Run Downhill

It runs sideways too We all know the expression that waste runs down hill but I can attest that it runs sideways too… The other day I woke up to a real mess in my family room. ...
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Nothing Attracts Our Attention Like Blood

Several recent articles called my attention to a story out of the United Kingdom. Just over 30 years ago, a researcher named Ian Shanks produced a report on “new opportunities offered ...

Closure: Closing one door, opening another

Recently I attended the Cooperative Research Centres Association Conference (CRCA 2014). The theme of the event was Innovating with Asia. The key speakers provided a very interesting ...

The Great Animal Migration

Why did the chicken cross the road? Why is there a mouse in my house? Where did the sheep go on vacation? Have you ever pondered these important questions? Most animals never venture ...

Keep It Clever

Universities Australia is behind a new campaign called ‘Keep It Clever’. It aims to maintain a thriving university sector in Australia and to ensure proper, ongoing public investment ...

SRA Themed Meeting : Managing the Legal and Regulatory Research Landscape

SRA is hosting a three track themed meeting to provide focused content on three areas of research administration. I will be presenting at one of the tracks, designed to show how Technology ...
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Reefer and Research Administration

The word should have been “Reaper” not “Reefer”. I realized this faux pas the other day when I was in a GoToMeeting session and we were having a very lively discussion and it ...
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House of Cards – Bad for the Greater Good?

I have spent more than half of my professional career, which is now closing out a second decade, emphasizing the importance of academic technology transfer. You might assume then, that ...
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