The mission of NORDP is to advance the global capacity for and impact of research by strengthening the practice and profession of research development.

NORDP fosters a culture of inclusive excellence by actively promoting and supporting diversity, inclusion and equity in all its forms to expand our worldview, enrich our work, and elevate our profession.

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NORDP is the only professional association dedicated solely to Research Development. We are a robust and diverse community of more than 1,000 members who help one another advance research globally. Our goals are to serve our members—Research Development professionals—and their institutions. We support your professional development and provide tools for you to enhance research competitiveness in your institution as well as catalyze new research and institutional collaborations. 

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NORDP News is a blog for research development professionals. You can also follow what's happening by following us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Considering Joining the NORDP Board?

Have you considered running for the NORDP Board of Directors? Considering a run in the future? Hear directly from NORDP’s current Board of Directors on what it means to serve, strategic priorities for NORDP over the next few years, and specific roles needed for the board to ensure continuity of operations. Although this event was hosted by the NORDP Governance Committee and Nominating Committee on January 27, members can check out the video, chat and transcript by clicking below. 
 
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Mentoring McHuddles on February 24

What's a "McHuddle?"  McHuddles are an opportunity to share ideas, ask questions, and collectively learn from other mentors or mentees. The expectation is that quarterly McHuddles will be a source of support for current and former NORDP Mentoring Program participants - and all are welcome to attend!

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Enhance and expand research development at your institution

The NORDP Program for External Evaluation of Research Development (PEERD) offers valuable benchmarking tools, best practices and guidance to enhance your research development activities and expand the research enterprise. Flexibly priced and scheduled services include a full onsite review, virtual consultations, competitive analyses, presentations and workshops. Learn more today! 

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