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Learn how universities can leverage governmental and corporate funding currently available, collect necessary data, and organize community partnerships now to better prepare their communities for broadband development in this interactive infographic.
Many universities are not achieving full recovery of facilities and administrative (F&A) costs, which leaves money on the table. This insight outlines how universities and research teams should approach F&A rates and policies for both industry partners and foundations to recover as much F&A as possible.
Impact of Biden’s “Made in All of America” plan on higher education economic recovery and development efforts
One of President-elect Biden’s most prominent campaign platforms was his “Made in All of America” plan—an economic plan that restores the emphasis on manufacturing while better incorporating new high-tech and advanced processes...Within each line of effort is a signal of opportunity for higher education institutions to better position themselves to receive federal funding. But to achieve this, institutions will have to rethink, sharpen, and execute on their economic recovery and development efforts.
The key takeaways below highlight the opportunities for higher education institutions, no matter their location or type, to begin tackling equitable economic development.
Research offices today must address unpredictable funding shifts, complex regulations, and increased competition from other schools for grant funding. These challenges expand and diversify the scope of a research office’s work. To tackle these diverse challenges and improve university research functionality, leaders often look to optimize the organizational structure of their office. A smart organizational structure will help offices streamline processes, improve communication, and designate activity ownership.
To provide researchers with quicker access to better short-term lab space—and maximize the value of their lab investments—institutions should consider designating fixed research swing space on campus. Read on to learn about the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine’s dedicated swing lab.
While early-career faculty often work under clear expectations, are protected from service obligations, and have multiple supports, faculty later on in their careers face many potential stall points. Our insight outlines four tactics to help university research leaders provide post-tenure support and professional development opportunities to faculty.
With amplified interest in growing partnerships with companies, universities must evaluate their current partnership strategy and seek new ways to diversify and deepen their industry engagements. Read our brief to learn how to develop a market-smart organizational design.
Explore four resources that will help chief research officers protect universities from foreign interference in the research enterprise.
Competition for grant funding has increased over the past two decades, with proposal acceptance rates declining as the number of submissions continues to grow. Given this increased competition, universities cannot afford to take a laissez-faire approach to faculty grant proposals. To retain—and hopefully increase—grant funding, institutions must find ways to proactively support faculty and strengthen […]