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Making the Most of Your EAB University Research Partnership

Join EAB this winter for a (re)orientation to what’s in store within your EAB University Research membership to make sure you’re taking advantage of all of the university research tools and resources your institution has access to. Sessions are best suited for Facility officers and teams.

Underpinnings of the Cost of Competition in Research

Join us for monthly virtual sessions with other chief research officers as we discuss the underpinnings of the cost of competition in research. Attendees will be able to share what they are tackling at their institutions, and also hear about what others are experiencing across higher education. Sessions are best suited for Chief Research Officer, Vice Presidents of Research, and Assistant Vice President.

Research and Services

2022 Roundtable for Chief Roundtable Officers

In a past roundtable session, we explored the furthering of winner-take-most dynamics in research, how universities are thinking differently about their research investments and costs, and how the pandemic has heightened the next-level employability of research leaders.

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What’s in a research designation?

Explore takeaways from our September 2022 virtual session on the underpinnings of the cost of competition in research, where we discussed how different designations and rankings impact a university’s research reputation.

Making the Most of Your EAB University Research Partnership: On-Demand Materials

In the spirit of back to school, EAB hosted a (re)orientation to what’s in store within our EAB University Research partnership to make sure partners take advantage of all of our university research tools and resources.

Supporting postdocs through the cost of competition in research

In a recent virtual session, we discussed the underpinnings of the cost of competition in research. Attendees shared what they are tackling at their institutions, and discussed what others are experiencing across higher education.

Quick Reads

How to Create an International Strategy Champion

Learn three main models for empowering an international strategy champion at your institution so you can have more effective agreements with universities across the globe. Access sample job descriptions and dive into their key responsibilities, advantages, and considerations.

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.

Unpacking university research office structures

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.

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Associate Director, Research Development

Improve economic development communications

We've identified five major trends to consider when communicating about institutional economic development activity and goals.

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University Research Forum

Equipping Chief Research Officers with best practices and implementation support to more effectively craft and implement a winning growth strategy, communicate with campus stakeholders, and better align long-term planning with research funding realities.

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