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Survey of STEM Faculty in Higher Education, Experience with Sponsored Research

Published by Primary Research Group
By James Moses
Format: PDF
94 pages
Price: $325 single user license ($384 for company-wide access)

Survey of STEM Faculty in Higher Education, Experience with Sponsored ResearchThis newly published survey, based on responses from 240 STEM faculty at 100+ colleges and medical schools, provides a rich set of data to benchmark your sponsored research office performance, involvement in industry sponsorship, and faculty view of the office’s work.

The Survey of STEM Faculty in Higher Education, Experience of Sponsored Research includes 94-pages of in-depth commentary and analysis based on extensive surveying of 240 faculty from 110+ research universities. You’ll find scores of data points in over 110 tables, including:

  • Number of sponsored research agreements with private sector organizations entered into alone or as a significant member of the research team
  • Mean total volume of funding received from sponsored research projects in 2021, 2022, and 2023
  • Percentage of sponsored research projects with multiple sponsors
  • Faculty perceptions on the availability of one or more individuals dedicated to fostering partnerships with private sector entities
  • Consultations by faculty with industry advisory boards on sponsored research
  • Number of sponsored projects faculty have worked on
  • How much faculty has benefited from sponsored research activity
  • Outlook for sponsored research and what fields are commanding the most attention
  • Percentage of faculty who’ve had disputes with sponsored research partners
  • Percentage of faculty who have signed non-disclosure agreements
  • How effective faculty feels their university has been pursuing sponsored research projects
  • And much more!

Identify key areas for improvement

Unlike any other available resource, Survey of STEM Faculty in Higher Education, Experience of Sponsored Research provides you with an in-depth look into key data so you can compare your practices and see how you stack up against your peers – and use the data to pinpoint areas for improvement.

The study is jam-packed with over 110 easy-to-scan charts and figures displaying critical data you can’t find in any other publication.

Best practice data you can trust

Data in the report is broken out by a range of personal and institutional variables including gender, ethnicity, academic field, level of lifetime grant receipts and additional variables of the survey participant.

You can rely on the accuracy of the detailed data, commentary, and analysis provided in this one-of-a-kind report. It was compiled and written by James Moses, President of Primary Research Group. Mr. Moses is the author of hundreds of industry studies and benchmarking reports and is a former economist for the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Survey of STEM Faculty in Higher Education, Experience of Sponsored Research is available to purchase for $325 as a printable, digital file. You can also make this invaluable resource available to your entire staff with an economically priced site-license purchase for $384.

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