Podcast: Stacey Patterson

Welcome to the Gardner Innovation Search Partner podcast, where we delve into the world of academic research leadership.

In this episode of the Gardner Innovation Search Partners Podcast, host Quentin Thomas interviews Dr. Stacey Patterson, Vice President for Research at Florida State University (FSU). Dr. Patterson shares her career journey and insights on FSU’s $400 million research operation.

Discover FSU’s strategic plan that focuses on people, partnerships, infrastructure, and key research areas. Learn how interdisciplinary collaboration is crucial for today’s challenges.

Key takeaways:

  • FSU’s strategic plan includes a focus on people, partnerships, and infrastructure
  • Dr. Patterson highlights the importance of diverse perspectives in research
  • Key research areas include building a healthy Florida and advancing materials
  • FSU is committed to significant local and national impacts through its research

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We’ll be engaging in insightful conversations with the trailblazers of academic research administration at universities worldwide. Tailored for the seasoned decision-makers in research management, this podcast serves as a dynamic platform for knowledge exchange and strategic discourse among leaders shaping the future of higher education.

Whether you’re a leader in an academic institution, an industry expert learning to be a great partner with institutes of higher learning, or simply someone curious about the world of knowledge creation in academia – this podcast is your gateway to the heart of research leadership.