“One of the things that makes Wisconsin attractive to researchers elsewhere is its infrastructure of research-oriented firms in the private sector,” said Jason Owen-Smith, executive director of the Institute for Research on Innovation & Science.
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.