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The University Research Forum is working to source ideas and resources to support research leaders and their teams as the novel coronavirus has shaped a “new normal” for colleges and universities. Explore our resource center for policies and press releases from your peer institutions and resources from the broader community.
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Research leaders recognize that whenever activity can ramp back up, it won’t be as simple as flipping a switch—instead, it will need to occur in phases and take into consideration capacity limitations. EAB recently surveyed 47 research leaders about how they’re deciding when to begin ramping research back up—and which researchers they plan on bringing back to campus first.
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.
With amplified interest in growing partnerships with companies, universities must evaluate their current partnership strategy and seek new ways to diversify and deepen their industry engagements. Read our brief to learn how to develop a market-smart organizational design.
As competition for sponsored research projects continues to grow, leadership has become an increasingly significant factor in team success. Uncover the six initial steps chief research officers should take to launch a research faculty leadership and development program.
Chief research officers need to confront persistent shortcomings in F&A communication, recovery, and investment strategies. Our Roadmap outlines how to create audience-specific F&A messaging, improve return rates, and align F&A investments with research goals.
This infographic explores the ten most impactful tactics for building an effective mentorship program.
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The 2020 University Research Forum meeting series focuses on top issues facing senior research officers and their teams. Attendees will join their peers in D.C. or Chicago for thought-provoking research, best practices, engaging breakout discussions, and more.
In this webconference, attendees will learn three imperatives for improving F&A communication.