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To create a seamless reopening process and avoid future confusion, it is crucial that CROs develop plans that can easily scale up to serve a broader university-wide plans.
As university leaders debate how far they must ramp back down to reduce their COVID cases, we reviewed the most common challenges in ramping down labs this past spring with hopes of providing guidance on how to do it again if needed.
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.
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.
Research ramp-up plans include exhaustive detail on how researchers can keep themselves and their colleagues safe as they return to their labs. But these plans can be daunting, sometimes providing too much detail and burying the most important information that individual PIs need to know. To help institutions craft more actionable ramp-up plans—and ensure they have taken the appropriate steps to safeguard researcher well-being—we have outlined the minimum health and safety measures they should enact for individual researchers.
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As colleges and universities struggle to set budgets for the upcoming fiscal year because of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19, many are looking for concrete guidance on how to reduce operating costs.
EAB’s experts will dive into the reopening question facing universities and provide guidance for leaders to aid their strategic planning for the fall.
Institutions are increasingly focused on growing international engagement. In this webinar, EAB experts unpack how the changing global landscape is impacting four areas of university operations.
The 2020 University Research Forum Virtual Executive Roundtable will convene senior research officers to discuss tactics for modernizing research lab design and management.