IRIS data provides evidence of value from graduate students in research and its results. Bruce Weinberg, with IRIS co-authors Julia Lane and Jason Owen-Smith, discuss the value of research spending and harmful portions of the tax bill passed by the House in a piece in the Columbus Dispatch on December 14, 2017.
The new book using IRIS data by IRIS PI Julia Lane and others, Measuring the Economic Value of Research: The Case of Food Safety, will be published December 2017.
In Nature’s “Comment: Watching the players, not the scoreboard,” Julia Lane discusses how IRIS is developing new ways of assessing science that will better depict strengths and weaknesses, and lay the foundation for a healthy research ecosystem.
A workshop at the Innovation Policy Forum of the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy cited IRIS data to help show returns to federal investments in the innovation system.
An article in the Washington Monthly by Jon Marcus uses IRIS research to discuss how cuts in research funding have left midwestern state schools—and the economies they support—struggling to survive.