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    Getting Started

    EAB provides chief research officers and their teams with best practices to achieve growth and performance improvements, while reducing administrative burdens. Our studies, toolkits and services give you tactics and strategies to implement the research, helping you compete for funding, engage industry partners, and improve communications.

    Three ways to get the most out of your EAB partnership:

    Schedule a presentation for your campus on a university research topic of your choice.

    Browse our related research, which includes in-depth studies and toolkits, to implement changes on your campus.

    Have any questions?

    Want to learn more about a certain topic or have other questions about your partnership? Submit your questions and we can help.

    Not a current EAB partner? Learn more about working with EAB.

    University Research Fact Sheet Guidelines

    Learn about 12 key components to create a compelling university research fact sheet that communicates value and community impact.



    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.

    Rethinking faculty data management and security in higher ed

    Research universities are rethinking and reorganizing how they approach management and security of faculty data. While the NSPM-33 outlines important parameters for both universities and federal funding agencies, there are still many unanswered questions across the industry as it relates to implementation and downstream implications of this guidance.

    Design policies to retain and support BIPOC faculty

    EAB brought together provosts and chief diversity officers to discuss promotion, tenure, and workload policies for BIPOC faculty retention and career advancement. Explore the takeaways from the sessions that you can implement on your campus.

    Click on each topic below to explore research studies, toolkits, and more.

    Partner Services

    Financial Sustainability Collaborative for Administrative and Organizational Effectiveness

    Participate in EAB’s Financial Sustainability Collaborative for Administrative and Organizational Effectiveness to assess the overall fitness of critical administrative functions and quantify savings opportunities.

    Guide to EAB’s University Research Presentations

    In partnership with Strategic Leaders, EAB’s Research Advisory Services experts work actively with partners to find best practices that suit your institution, and to help you make sound decisions that attract institutional support.

    University Research Website Audit

    Sign up for EAB’s university research website audit and a member of our team will complete an analysis of gaps in functionality, content, and design for your website.

    Candidate Experience Web Audit for Colleges and Universities

    Your prospective faculty website is the first resource candidates use to learn more about the institution, the surrounding community, and open positions. Participate in EAB’s Candidate Experience Web Audit to learn more about how to improve the prospective faculty experience when they interact with your website and apply for a position.

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