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IRIS Research Updates

2020 UMETRICS research data released 

Our fourth annual data release is now available on the virtual data enclave! The dataset includes information on research spending, vendor contracts and employees from research institutions representing 41% of total U.S. university R&D spending. The IRIS dataset...

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Jake Fisher and Yajuan Si win MIDAS grant for COVID-19 project

Jake Fisher, Research Investigator at IRIS, and Yajuan Si, Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Methodology Program, have been awarded funding under the Michigan Institute for Data Science’s COVID-19 grant program. Their proposal, titled “Estimating county-level...

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News from IRIS

Georgia Tech is the newest member of IRIS

IRIS is excited to welcome the Georgia Institute of Technology as its newest member. With a sponsored research volume of more than $1 billion, addition of Georgia Tech will bring the total research award spending represented in the IRIS-UMETRICS dataset to more than...

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Job Posting: Project Manager

IRIS is now hiring a project manager to track the performance and completion of a variety of projects, assist the IRIS research team, and support the managing director. For the complete listing, see

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