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Table 6 Infrastructure

From: A framework to evaluate research capacity building in health care

Structural level Examples of suggested criteria
Individual • Evidence of project management in projects (objective setting with time scales)
• A description of mentorship and supervision structures
• Research is part of job description and reviewed in annual appraisal
Teams • Evidence of project management in projects
• A description of mentorship and supervision
• Protected time taken
Organisational • Evidence of R&D information dissemination strategies
• Use and availability of protected time
• Evidence of back fill availability and use
• Research is part of annual appraisal for some jobs
• Evidence of help with governance and ethics
Supra-organisational (networks and support units) • The nature of collaborations (co-authorship, order of authorship)
• Organize information exchange events. Description of attendance