Coffee Break Analytics Webinars

 Join Academic Analytics for 30-minute webinars featuring updates, tutorials, and insights.

“I want to be a PI”: Using Academic Analytics Data to Mentor Graduate Trainees interested in Academic careers
June 30, 11:00am EDT
Speaker: Eric Vaughn, Director of Career Services, Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Rochester
An underutilized use-case for aggregated faculty research activity is the mentorship of graduate and postdoctoral trainees, specifically those interested in a career in academia. The University of Rochester recently hosted an information session for students interested in becoming academic Principal Investigators (PIs), where they presented discipline-specific anonymous aggregated research metrics from Academic Analytics to help illuminate the path to PI-ship. Join us to hear about the results of this workshop.
Movers and Shakers: Using Academic Analytics Data to Understand Faculty Movement Across Institutions
July 9, 11:00am EDT
Speaker: George Walker, Academic Advisor, Academic Analytics, former Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School, Indiana University
Using the Analysis On Demand module from Academic Analytics, we break down the movement of tenured and tenure-track faculty within academia over the last seven years. This analysis explores the characteristics and placements of faculty movers and can guide conversations about faculty retention and academic unit composition.
Supporting Faculty Advancement with Academic Analytics Data: Understanding how Trends in Scholarly Activity Levels and Academic age Inform Promotion Timing 
July 21, 11:00am EDT
Learn how Academic Analytics data are being used internally to reveal recent higher education trends. An analysis available in the Analysis On Demand module shows trends in academic age at time of promotion across disciplines, as well as typical levels and types of scholarly research activity based on selectable faculty characteristics. Discover how to use this analysis to help support faculty advancement efforts at your university.
Fight the Pandemic with Research Insight
August 6, 11:00am EDT
Speaker: Caroline Whitacre, Senior Advisor, Academic Analytics, former Senior Vice President for Research at The Ohio state University
Get up to speed quickly on how university leaders use our discovery tool Research Insight (including new functionality). We will walk through how research offices, deans, and department chairs use this tool to find relevant funding and pandemic experts inside and outside their home institution.
From Nomination to Recognition: Engaging with Academic Analytics to Advance Faculty Success Faculty Recognition in Academic Institutions is a Key Factor of Faculty Success Goals
August 27, 11:00am EDT
Speaker: Victoria Stuart, Ph.D., Program Director, Faculty Honors & Awards, University of South Florida, Colleen Parker, Assistant Program Director, Faculty Honors & Awards, University of South Florida
The University of South Florida saw an opportunity to engage with Academic Analytics in an innovative, collaborative, and iterative process to advance their faculty recognition initiatives, utilizing a spectrum of tools in combination with ongoing dialogue. Join us to learn how to bring these techniques to your institution and meet your own strategic faculty success initiatives.
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Past Webinars

Below are the topics from the spring 2020 webinar series:
– Analysis On Demand: Accessing Custom Analyses Through the Academic Analytics Portal
– Career Data for PhDs and Postdocs: Use Cases and Considerations
– Implementation of Faculty Insight and External Discovery Site
– Discovery Tools: Configuration to Application
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Below are the topics from the winter  2020 webinar series:
– Showcasing your research strengths with the new External Discovery Site
– New Enhancements to our Faculty Insight Interface
– Obtaining and analyzing career data for Ph.D.s and post-docs
 From the Nobel Prize to the poster of the year: quantifying honorific award prestige across disciplines
Developing an institutional strategy to increase faculty recognition
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Below are the topics from the fall 2019 webinar series:
– A Deeper Dive into the External Discovery Site at The University of Missouri System
– Supplementing the Departmental Review Process
– On the Horizon- Solutions for the Present and the Future: An Overview of Academic Analytics Products and Tools
– Leveraging Academic Analytics to Improve Academic Programs & Faculty Hiring
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Below are the topics from the spring 2019 webinar series:
– New Dataset: Patents in the Discovery Suite
– New Dataset: Book Chapters in the Discovery Suite
– New Dataset: Clinical Trials in the Discovery Suite
– Revisiting Honorific Awards: New Enhancements to Suggest Nomination Opportunities
Below are the topics from the summer 2019 webinar series:
– External Discovery Site for Systems – University of Missouri
– Identifying Peers for External Program and Department Reviews
– Build teams and find Reviewers for Limited Submission Grants
– Push Notifications for Faculty Insight – Michigan State University
– Explore Collaborations Using Longitudinal Data
– From Feedback to Implemented Enhancement
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Below are the topics from the winter 2019 webinar series. 
– Exploring Research Activity Over Time​
– Understanding Academic Unit Composition​
– Incorporating the School and College Structure in Analytics
– Rising Stars: Identifying and Mentoring Junior Faculty Members​
Below are the topics from the fall 2018 webinar series.
– Awards Strategy: recommended honors & nominators
– Building an external platform to showcase scholarship
– Finding subject matter experts locally and nationally
– Finding funding based on teams using Research Insight to identify teams & funding for teams
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