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.

Joining IRIS: In this video, Executive Director Jason Owen-Smith outlines the benefits of membership

Happening @ IRIS

Five Texas public universities join IRIS

IRIS is pleased to welcome Texas Tech University, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas at San Antonio and University of Texas at Dallas. Read more…

 

Nature article on bias in scientific publishing uses IRIS-UMETRICS data

Women are less likely to be credited with authorship on scientific publications than men, according to recent research published in Nature magazine. The authors relied on IRIS-UMETRICS dataset in their analysis.

 

Research Update: Nearly 75 researchers are active in the IRIS data enclave

Approximately 75 researchers have active accounts in the IRIS data enclave in order to access the IRIS research dataset as of fall 2022. In all, nearly 500 researchers have accessed the dataset since its creation in 2017. Read more…

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.

Current Members

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The Year in Review 2022

Several new members from the state of Texas and continuing contributions to a thriving research community highlighted the year 2022 at...

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