Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study

Ecuador?s government understands that capable research universities can help in solving the country?s pressing socio-economic problems. However, research capabilities and research productivity in its national universities have historically been low, as professors primarily teach and often do not hav...

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spelling oai:localhost:28000-27722017-04-11T18:38:23Z Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study Van Hoof, Hubert ECUADOR'S RAISE RESEARCH PROMETEO Ecuador?s government understands that capable research universities can help in solving the country?s pressing socio-economic problems. However, research capabilities and research productivity in its national universities have historically been low, as professors primarily teach and often do not have the inclination, the ability, or the time to do research. Through several initiatives, which have been both praised and scorned, the government is attempting to instigate a new research culture among its institutions of higher education. This article describes these initiatives and focuses on the ?Prometeo?Viejos Sabios? grant program from the perspective of a recent participant. The program was created to attract international scholars to assist Ecuador?s universities in their research and development efforts. Universidad de Cuenca https://www.scopus.com/record/display.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84912074740&origin=resultslist&sort=plf-f&src=s&st1= 2016-11-08T18:31:56Z 2016-11-08T18:31:56Z 2014 article Van Hoof,Hubert. (2014). Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, Vol. 14. pp.56 ?68 1538-1927 http://repositorio.educacionsuperior.gob.ec/handle/28000/2772 eng openAccess pp.56 ?68
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Van Hoof, Hubert
Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study
description Ecuador?s government understands that capable research universities can help in solving the country?s pressing socio-economic problems. However, research capabilities and research productivity in its national universities have historically been low, as professors primarily teach and often do not have the inclination, the ability, or the time to do research. Through several initiatives, which have been both praised and scorned, the government is attempting to instigate a new research culture among its institutions of higher education. This article describes these initiatives and focuses on the ?Prometeo?Viejos Sabios? grant program from the perspective of a recent participant. The program was created to attract international scholars to assist Ecuador?s universities in their research and development efforts.
author Van Hoof, Hubert
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title Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study
title_short Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study
title_full Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study
title_fullStr Ecuador?s Efforts to Raise Its Research Profile: The Prometeo Grant Program Case Study
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