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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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Researcher Spotlight: Lisa Cook

From testifying on Capitol Hill to writing an opinion piece on the pages of the New York Times, Dr. Lisa Cook has helped bring new attention and research focus to racial and gender inequalities in economic and academic opportunities and outcomes. Now, she is using...

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News from IRIS

New Impact Finder tool now available

The IRIS Impact Finder is a new, interactive web tool that helps non-data-experts search the IRIS dataset to find vendors that provide research-related goods and services to universities' sponsored research projects. This allows university communications teams to...

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