Office of Research
The Office of Research supports and encourages faculty and students to engage in research that will help us and our neighbors to live our lives to the fullest.
As a one-stop source of information, the Office of Research works toward the creation of new knowledge and its application through technology transfer. Current faculty and staff can contact the Office of Research for resources and procedural information.
The Office of Research encourages these endeavors through:
- Providing technical support and networking opportunities
- Assisting with grant applications, and competitions
- Fostering interdisciplinary and community partnerships.
- Safe research with human subjects and animals
Licensing and Patent Development
The Office of Research serves as the touch point for those outside the University who are interested in Technology Transfer .
The experienced team has created spin-off companies, processed patent applications, and licensed technology and patents, and welcomes inquiries about these possibilities.
Visit the Office of Research site in DORI for Information about the grant process, from availability and deadlines to proposal writing, budgeting and post-project follow-up.
Specific questions may be addressed to the Office of Research staff.
At periodic public Brown Bag lunches, professors and outside guests informally share their expertise on a wide array of research-related topics.
Most student research questions start with a professor and a particular interest, but the Office of Research staff can provide additional guidance, especially for those heading into national and international competitions and conferences.