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Collection

The presentation of a negotiable instrument for payment, or the conversion of any accounts receivable into cash.

Collection

The act of receiving payment for goods or services. Collection occurs on the spot in a cash sale, while it may occur some weeks or even months later in a credit sale. See also: Accounts receivable, Collection policy.
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This paper presents an analysis of trends in research performance for Go8 and non-Go8 universities including research income as reported by institutions to the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) as part of the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) and the DIISRTE Research Block Grant Allocations as well as ERA outcomes and commercialisation data from the National Survey of Research Commercialisation.
While at first seemingly unwieldy, like many translational research data collection slide review forms, this report template simply presents the same information that we typically include in our narrative prose and replaces the standard sections of diagnosis, comment, gross examination, etc, that each of us now use.
They thought of many possible goals such as providing a model families could duplicate at home and providing a place for quiet contemplation or research data collection, but limited the goals to the three most important by using FIP (First, Important, Priority).
An in-depth look at doing fieldwork with children, including how children have been conceptualized, the role of theory in research design, ethics, the role of the researcher, field research data collection methods, analysis, and report writing.

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