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‘Supra-institutional research’: a cost-effective contribution towards enhancement

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Journal publication date2010
JournalJournal of Higher Education Policy and Management
Journal number3
Number of pages13
Original languageEnglish


Relatively inexpensive studies that go beyond the boundaries of individual institutions have considerable attraction, particularly at a time when resources are under significant constraint. These studies can be viewed as existing under the rather larger umbrella of ‘supra-institutional research’. Three examples illustrate the argument and some conditions for successful studies are discussed.