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With more competition for fewer awards and less financial support, university research offices need to diversify their funding. EAB can help you create a growth and research funding strategy, support research faculty, and comply with new research practices.

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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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Cluster hiring can balance departmental hiring needs with larger institutional research strategy, but it can often be resource-intensive. Learn how to increase the effectiveness of cluster hiring by conducting thorough planning and clearly communicating across seven stages of the cluster hiring process.



Your research website is a key channel for communicating the value of university research to external audiences. Yet, an audit of the research websites for 50 randomly selected research institutions revealed that most institutions are not maximizing their effectiveness. During this webconference, the last in a four-part series, attendees will learn strategies for organizing and […]