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Learn about each of the seven hallmarks of an anti-racist K-12 institution through the lives of four BIPOC community members in this interactive infographic.
Learn about each of the seven hallmarks of an anti-racist institution through the lives of four BIPOC community members in this interactive infographic.
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.
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.
Learn about the growing complexity of creating internationalization and global partnerships strategy and a more centralized and prioritized approach.
Update on US-China research relations, and headlines you might have missed during the COVID disruption
The drumbeat of US vs. China sentiment in Washington DC has grown stronger, giving way to new policies and positions that will negatively impact US research universities. Some of these dustups make national news, but given the whirlwind of information related to COVID, it is easy to lose track of what is happening on a global scale. This write up summarizes stories relevant to university research leaders monitoring how the federal government is responding to foreign interference and global research partnerships.
With the budgets of the largest federal funders (HHS, NSF, etc.) remaining stagnant or decreasing, faculty researchers need more guidance than ever on how to develop relationships with new funders, complete unfamiliar proposal processes, and align research with new funder goals.To support faculty in overcoming funding challenges, colleges and universities should help faculty pursue funding from mission-driven federal agencies and develop faculty-industry partnerships.
Research laboratory design can lead to wasted resources and hindered progress toward research goals. Bust three design myths to avoid such consequences.
Faculty are experiencing pandemic-induced career setbacks, change fatigue, looming trauma from the past two years, depleted community connections, and financial stressors imposed by inflation. To support academic leaders in their efforts to tackle faculty burnout, EAB’s faculty well-being research team has curated a list of top resources and thought leaders on the topic of faculty burnout.
Schools are under growing pressure to increase space efficiency across the board. Learn how to increase lab space efficiency by optimizing initial allocations and using productivity metrics to fine-tune allocations over time.