IRIS is… a consortium of research universities using big administrative data to understand, explain, and improve higher education and research.

IRIS is… a consortium of research universities using big administrative data to understand, explain, and improve higher education and research.

Happening @ IRIS

Postdoc Opportunity

IRIS is hiring a postdoc for the NSF-funded "Impact of Hard/Soft Skills on STEM Workforce Trajectories," a five-year project to study the effects doctoral students' training environment have on their development of "hard" and "soft" skills. For a complete job description, see: https://myumi.ch/pdEzQ

Arizona State and Kansas become IRIS members

Two of the country’s leading research universities have signed on as new members of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS): the University of Kentucky and Arizona Sate University

With a combined sponsored research volume of more than $1 billion, the new members will bring the total research award spending represented in the IRIS-UMETRICS dataset to more than $100 billion. For more: https://myumi.ch/51Bnp

IRIS awarded $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The funding will allow IRIS to continue its work to understand the full impact of the pandemic on research operations at member universities, and to expand the number of universities included in the data analysis.

Read the full announcement at http://myumi.ch/gjVwj.

 

IRIS member universities submit data to the institute and receive back reports focused on institutional research, governmental relations, and public communications.

IRIS produces interactive reports to illuminate the impact of universities’ research activities on the economy and career pathways of employees.

The IRIS dataset is a valuable asset for researchers in a variety of disciplines, capturing detailed data from nearly 400,000 awards representing more than 41% of U.S. total R & D spending at univerisities.

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