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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 elevate early-phase research initiatives

Faculty often struggle to convert their innovative research ideas into meaningful projects, as their ideas can fly under the radar for funders, administrators, and research colleagues. Read our insight to learn how two pioneering universities elevate these early-phase research projects with crowdfunding and cross-disciplinary financing options.

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.

How one college developed a permanent swing space solution for research labs

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.

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