There has been a lot of coverage of the IRIS paper in American Economic Review on STEM Training and Early Career Outcomes of Female and Male Graduate Students, including in Nature and Science magazines.
Fostering the connection between science funding and economic growth needs to be based on thoughtful measurement, says Julia Lane, Institute for Research on Innovation & Science PI, in upcoming Nature article.
“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