GOAL

Bolster our research programs to ensure excellence and stability.

Action

Increase the impact factor of published manuscripts.

Success Measure

  1. Maintain a count of 25 or more manuscripts in non-dentistry journals with an impact factor of 5 or more.

  2. Increase the number of manuscripts in dentistry journals with and impact factor of 4 or more to 20 each year.

Fiscal Year Manuscripts w/ impact factor > 5 Dental manuscripts w/ impact factor > 4
2015 26 16
2016 26 4
2017 30 7
2018 25 27

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Aug 2019


Action

Research labs use electronic laboratory notebooks to for their research records.

Success Measure

5 research labs use Lab Archives instead of paper notebooks to store research data.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Sep 2020


Action

New polices will support research in the new research addition as well as the current research space throughout the School of Dentistry.

Success Measure

A management plan for collaborative research space will be written by the occupants.

 

A new policy for the school's core facilities will be written, vetted and adopted.

Status

On Schedule
Achieve By: Jun 2020

 

Status

On Schedule
Achieve By: Jun 2021


GOAL

Our research enterprise embraces collaborative science.

Action

Multiple PI grants out number single PI grants.

Success Measure

The Office of Research hosts a retreat to discuss multiple PI grant applications and target a few possible applications.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Feb 2020

Increase the number of multi PI grant application from 9 to 12.

Applications 2018 2019 2020
Multiple PI 12 9  
Total 126 133  

On Schedule

Achieve By: Jul 2020

Action

Define collaborative science for the School of Dentistry.

Success Measure

Host a collaborative science retreat to explore what collaborative means for the School of Dentistry.

Based on the results of the retreat write a report with recommendations for the School regarding collaborative science actions.

Status

On Schedule

Achieve By: Dec 2020


Steward: Vesa Kaartinen, Associate Dean for Research and Marco Bottino, Associate Professor