Provide and Use the Data
IRIS provides member institutions with university-specific reports based on their data, highlighting the impacts of their research efforts and investments.
Refine the Data
IRIS creates a secure data enclave for the research community by collecting, integrating, warehousing, and making large-scale data accessible to researchers.
Leverage the Data
IRIS provides policy makers with credible data on the value of research to address pressing social science and policy questions.
—BARBARA MCFADDEN ALLEN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BIG TEN ACADEMIC ALLIANCE
—MICHAEL EINSTEIN, “ASSESSMENT: ACADEMIC RETURN,” NATURE 5 MAY 2016, VOL 533, p. S21
“My congressional representative asked me about output measures of Ohio State research. Was that research making an impact and how did we measure it? … I find the IRIS data increasingly useful for discussions about the value of research.”
—CAROLINE C. WHITACRE, VP FOR RESEARCH, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
“AAU universities conduct a majority of the federally funded university research, contributing to U.S. economic competitiveness, health, and national security. Now, with the help of IRIS, universities can better understand and demonstrate the impacts of research to their students, local community, and nation.”
– MARY SUE COLEMAN, PRESIDENT, ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES
The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Research Fellows. These one-year fellowships are funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of a grant to develop and support the research community using the...read more
A new round of Vendor Profile Reports are on their way to IRIS members, showing data such as the number of minority- or woman-owned businesses with research contracts, details on industries receiving research contracts down to the 4-digit NAICS code, county-level...read more
- about 19 hours agoCheck out the updated list of confirmed speakers for the 2019 IRIS Summit in September in Ann Arbor. We'll have a p… https://t.co/nMWXFagNhY
- about 23 hours agoICYMI, we are now taking applications for our third round of Researcher Awards, thanks to @SloanFoundation, for res… https://t.co/egllMUI8X7
- about 3 days agoHappy to announce the call for proposals for our third round of IRIS Researcher Awards: up to $20,000 for research… https://t.co/o1R95u4Qmg
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