COST Targeted Network TN1302

The voice of research administrators - building a network of administrative excellence (BESTPRAC)



DateidownloadOpen Innovation – the Science2Society project, Bert Pluymers, KU Leuven, Belgium, September 2017

DateidownloadKey findings from the Horizon 2020 interim evaluation, Liviu Stirbat, DG Research & Innovation, September 2017

DateidownloadThe Ethics Appraisal Scheme in Horizon 2020, Isidoros Karatzas, Head of the Ethics and Reserach Integrity Sector, DG Research & Innovation, March 2015



DateidownloadAdmin 2.0, Jan Andersen, Anne Katrin Werenskiold, Ellen Schenk, 2017

Thanks to Mary Caspillo-Brewer for recommending the following articles:

RM Notes 1 - Being a Research Manager 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 1 - Being a Research Manager
Published: November 2013

RM Notes 2 - Writing successful grant proposals 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 2 - Writing successful grant proposals
Published: November 2013

RM Notes 3 - Sound project management techniques 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 3 - Sound project management techniques
Published: November 2013

RM Notes 4 - Facilitating research partnerships 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 4 - Facilitating research partnerships
Published: November 2013

RM Notes 5 - Getting to grips with intellectual property 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 5 - Getting to grips with intellectual property
Published: November 2013

RM Notes 6 - The art of information sharing 
RIMI4AC RM Notes 6 - The art of information sharing
Published: November 2013



Research Global, The Association of Commonwealth Universities, Global Research Management Network, Woburn House 20-24 Tavistock Square, London,


Journal of Research Administration, Society of Research Administrators international, 500N Washington Street, suite 300, Falls Church, VA 22046,



Research Management - Europe and Beyond, Jan Andersen, Kristel Toom, Susi Poli, Pamela F. Miller, 2017, Academic Press
eBook ISBN: 9780128052082, Paperback ISBN: 9780128050590


How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020, 2013, Seán McCarthy, Hyperion Ltd, Mainstreet Watergrasshill, Co Cork Ireland, ISBN 978-0-9546257-3-3

Members of BESTPRAC can, for the favourable price of 50€, buy “How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020” by Seán McCarthy, Hyperion by sending an e-mail to mary.mccarthy(at) – note in the email that you are in the BESTPRAC Targeted Network.


Steer your carreer, A research administrators manual for mapping success, 2013, Sarah Lampson and Katie Porter, ISBN 978-0987052-2-5


The administrative, legal and financial management of projects in the 7th framework programme, an overview of the rules and principles and Czech experience, 2011, Lenka Chvojková, Jana Vanová, Lucie Vavriková, Technology Centre ASCR, ISBN 978-80-86794-36-5


Rethinking Science, Knowledge and the Public in an Age of Uncertainty, 2001, Helga Nowotny, Peter Scott and Michael Gibbons, Polity Press, UK, ISBN 0-7456-2607-6



Study on Assessing the Research Management Performance of Framework Programmes Projects, European Commission (Archive of FP Programme Evaluation and Monitoring Documents)


Financially Stable Universities I-II, European universities diversifying income streams, 2011, Thomas Estermann & Enora Pruvot, European Universities Association, Avenue d’Yser, 1040 Brussels Belgium, ISBN 978-90789972-4-5