Research Findings

Find information on recent SciSIP research. This list displays the most recently updated research at the top of the list.

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Jan 04, 2010
by Raghu Garud
The growing size of experiments leads to large collaborations with a greater division of labor and specialization
The growing size of experiments in some fields, such as those in high energy physics, are increasingly leading to large collaborations with a greater...
Jan 04, 2010
by Donna Ginther
Innovation leads to entrepreneurship
Innovation leads to entrepreneurship in both the academic and industry sectors.  However, the effects for academics are more pronounced.
Jan 04, 2010
by Donna Ginther
Innovation is positively associated with academic entrepreneurship
Innovation, measured by the number of patents granted and patents commercialized, is positively associated with academic entrepreneurship, which is...
Jan 04, 2010
by Leigh Jerome
Research-oriented social networks struggle to actively engage members in collaboration
Research-oriented social networks struggle to actively engage members in collaboration.
Jan 04, 2010
by Leigh Jerome
Knowledge clusters within social networking sites
Knowledge clusters within social networking sites offer targeted opportunities for experts to work together on specific problems.
Jan 04, 2010
by Diego Comin
Acceleration in technology adoption over two centuries
Newer technologies have been adopted faster than older ones.
Jan 04, 2010
by Diego Comin
Technology adoption lags across countries
Adoption lags are large – the average is about 47 years. There is, however, substantial variation in these lags, both across countries and across te...
Jan 04, 2010
by Diego Comin
Reduction of the technology adoption lags
The growth "miracles" of Japan and the East Asian Tigers, though more than half a century apart, both coincided with a reduction of the technology ad...
Jan 04, 2010
by Diego Comin
Timing of adoption of new technologies accounts for some per capita income disparities
After aggregating the implications of the estimated adoption lags for cross-country per capita income differentials, researchers determined that cro...
Jan 04, 2010
by Marilyn Brown
US leading in biofuels and neutron scattering from 2003 to 2006
Interviews with leading researchers and the analysis of publication data in the fields of biofuels and neutron scattering have revealed that the Unit...
Jan 04, 2010
by Susan Cozzens
US leads in biofuels and neutron scattering
Interviews with leading researchers and the analysis of publication data in the fields of biofuels and neutron scattering have revealed that the Unit...
Jan 04, 2010
by Margaret Clements
University patents and knowledge diffusion: Modeling the complex system of university innovation
Clements, Margaret M. (Nov.
Jan 04, 2010
by Marta Sales-Pardo
Modularity-landscape surveying
Modularity-landscape surveying is a tool which can be used to identify nodes in networks which feature small amounts of overlap.
Jan 04, 2010
by Christian Schunn
Analogy leads to microconflict in scientific teams
Creative teamwork, a longstanding interest of social and organizational psychologists, has become a topic of research for cognitive psychologists as...
Jan 04, 2010
by J Doyne Farmer
Relationship of photovoltaic energy and electricity
Data from the United States shows that the price of retail electricity has remained constant with no clear increasing or decreasing trend, while the...