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Compassionate Leadership: Building Skills and Behaviors to Lead in a Disillusioned Era

Cabinet leaders are ready to lead their teams forward with bold ideas to adapt to a post-COVID world. How can you reinvigorate your leadership and re-engage your teams to move forward in this era? This session is limited to Provosts, Chief Research Officers, and Vice Presidents, Academic Affairs.

Making the Most of Your EAB University Research Partnership

Orientation isn’t just for students. 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 to which your institution has access. Sessions are best suited to Chief Research Officers and teams.

Research and Services

2022 Roundtable for Chief Research 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.


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.

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4 initial steps for climbing the Carnegie Classification® ranks

Institutions say that there are numerous benefits associated with obtaining a higher Carnegie® research designation. Learn about four ways to climb the Carnegie Classification® ranks.

Research funding deficits lead to fewer research grants, but not fewer PhD grads

As research funding deficits lead to fewer research grants, the PhD graduate rate continues to increase. Continue reading for more on the new reality for doctoral degree holders.


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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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