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Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR): EU/US workshop on peer review: Assessing "broader impact" in research grant applications

Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR): EU/US workshop on peer review: Assessing "broader impact" in research grant applications

Date: December 2010
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Description: This is the report of a workshop focusing on the use of broader societal impacts criteria as part of the review process at the European Commission. There is both a historical account and some thinking about how 'impact' ought to be incorporated into Horizon 2020 (the funding scheme formerly known as FP8). Since the US NSF is also currently rethinking the details of its merit review process, and since there is an interesting comparison between NSF's and the EC's approaches to impact, the authors have also included a focus on NSF's Broader Impacts Criterion. The workshop was both a research opportunity (under SciSIP grant #0830387) and an effort to use that research to help inform policy for science (in terms of informing peer review models).
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report

Comparative Assessment of Peer Review: Project Outcomes Report

Date: January 2013
Creator: Frodeman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt; Moen, William E.; Burggren, Warren W. & Mitcham, Carl
Description: This report discusses the Comparative Assessment of Peer Review (CAPR) project outcomes. The authors investigate the review process for agencies that fund scientific research.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Content Provider Interviews: Summary Report

Content Provider Interviews: Summary Report

Date: April 10, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the results of the interviews with content providers. Section 2 identifies the interview methodology. Section 3 describes the results and Section 4 discusses the major findings.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Cooperation of Autonomous NXT Robots Using Bluetooth Wireless Technology

Cooperation of Autonomous NXT Robots Using Bluetooth Wireless Technology

Date: 2013
Creator: Bell, Jesse; Freeman, Elizabeth; Namuduri, Kamesh & Costilla, Omar
Description: This report discusses research on cooperation of autonomous NXT robots using Bluetooth wireless technology. The research project consisted of using Bluetooth technology to coordinate movements between two agents. This research is part of Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Sensor Education, a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant project.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
The Cost of Homelessness in Dallas: An Economic and Fiscal Perspective

The Cost of Homelessness in Dallas: An Economic and Fiscal Perspective

Date: December 2000
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, briefly describes the system of service delivery to homeless persons in Dallas and examines how other cities deal with their homeless populations, particularly those that have centralized service delivery. This report also documents the growing disparities in property values between the northern and southern sectors of the DCBD and calculates the potential tax revenues, jobs and income that could be generated by a revitalized southern sector.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 1

Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 1

Date: October 20, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Description: This report discusses the curators' evaluation of Web Archiving Service (WAS) release 1, as part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the feedback received from the curators and provides details details to illustrate the areas that were either confusing or problematic to them. Their recommendations as well as some considerations for future development are also included. Additionally, many of the observations and suggestions in the Quick Heuristic Evaluation of the WAS echo the feedback received from the curators. These commonalities are noted in the document.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 2/3

Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 2/3

Date: March 16, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS release 2/3, part of the Web-at-Risk project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 4

Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 4

Date: October 24, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS Release 4, part of the Web-at-Risk project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Current and Potential Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas' Moving Media Industry

The Current and Potential Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Texas' Moving Media Industry

Date: December 1, 2008
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L.; Clower, Terry L. & Seman, Michael
Description: This report compares the film industry incentive programs of other states with the Texas incentive program and examines their respective economic and fiscal impacts. In Texas, the economic impact of the moving media industry approached $345 million in 2007. This report also identifies strategies proposed to enhance Texas' future competitive position in the moving media industry.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research
DART's Sales Tax Revenues: A Review and Outlook

DART's Sales Tax Revenues: A Review and Outlook

Date: November 2004
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Description: This report discusses the DART systems' sales tax revenues. In addition to the fare box, DART's operations are funded through a one percent sales tax levied by member cities on all retail transactions as permitted by state law. During the 1990s, DART's sales tax receipts grew at a healthy clip. But between 2001 and 2003, taxable sales in the DART service area declined. By contrast, for many non-DART suburban cities, taxable sales continued to expand during the 2001-2003 period. This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, looks at three possible explanations for these trends.
Contributing Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research