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.

2022-23 Mentoring Program Accepting Applications

The NORDP Mentoring Program is a benefit available to all NORDP Members. This program enables research development professionals to network with NORDP colleagues who have volunteered to share their expertise, guidance, and support.  You're invited to participate as a mentor, a mentee, or both. Applications are due May 16.

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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 1,100 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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Year in Review: June 14

NORDPs annual Year in Review meeting will be held June 14, from 1 - 2 pm ET. Formerly known as the annual business meeting and held during conference, the meeting is now held online offering all members an opportunity to participate and engage. This event is limited to members.

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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! 

PEERD Consulting Program