IRIS data and a broader understanding of ‘impact’ could help governments to measure the diverse benefits of their investment in research.
AAAS Lincoln report Public Research Universities: Serving the Public Good, makes extensive use of IRIS data
The Lincoln Project final report with recommendations to help sustain and strengthen public research universities
ProQuest is providing critical support to IRIS and other research projects across the US with data from its leading Dissertations and Theses (PQDT) Global database.
Billions of dollars given to research universities from federal grants show how economic impact can be measured and reported.
This first report out of work being done by IRIS illuminates the little understood way that federal and non-federal investments in research affect the economy through the movement of highly trained people.