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Private support for WSU tops $122 Million in FY2017

By Trevor Durham, University Development

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University supporters committed $21.6 million in private support in June — a record for that month — to bring WSU’s total fundraising activity to more than $122.6 million in gifts, grants, revocable commitments and other contributions during Fiscal Year 2017. » More …

Oct. 9-13: Research Week focuses on advancing research, building partnerships

PULLMAN, Wash. – Join the WSU Office of Research for WSU Research Week, offering attendees tools and strategies to advance their research goals, build new partnerships, and identify new research opportunities. Events will be held Oct. 9-13 on the Pullman campus. » More …

Junior faculty receive seed funding from WSU

planting seeds - new faculty seed grantsBy Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

Nine junior faculty from across WSU colleges and campuses received New Faculty Seed Grants to kick-start development of their research, scholarly or creative portfolios. » More …

Summer research brings undergraduates to WSU

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By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nearly 60 undergraduates from around the country have arrived at Washington State University for unique summer research experiences working with faculty mentors on a wide variety of projects. » More …

Lab’s new equipment advances research

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

cleanroom-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Dust particles don’t stand a chance in Washington State University’s cleanroom, one of only three in the state. » More …

Office of Research reorganizes to enhance support, visibility

ChrisKeanePULLMAN, Wash. – Organizational changes to advance research, scholarship and creativity at Washington State University are being implemented by Christopher J. Keane, vice president for research. They are intended to better support the WSU research community, education and outreach and to increase the visibility of WSU research. » More …

Collaboration proposals sought

New research collaborations are the ultimate goal of a request for proposals by the WSU Office of Research (OR). Proposals, due Nov. 30, are specifically for funding for interdisciplinary seminar series, retreats and/or symposia.

It is expected that these events will foster future collaborative research projects and advance the strategic goals of colleges, departments, the OR and the university. OR will provide up to $5,000 for winning proposals. Associated college(s) and department(s) are expected to invest similar amounts.

Proposal guidelines can be found ONLINE @ www.ogrd.wsu.edu/documents/IOC_2008.pdf. Proposals are due Nov. 30 to the Office of Grant and Research Development. Winners will be announced … » More …

300-mile telecommute supports research

From her home in Gig Harbor, Wash., Lynn Fister plays a dynamic role in helping WSU faculty and graduate students achieve their research goals.Fister, faculty support coordinator for the Office of Grant and Research Development, leads the OGRD Core 1 team. Among other things, the team coordinates with researchers to:• create proposals and find funding opportunities,• manage prestigious faculty awards and the Office of Research’s Missions to DC program,• run limited submission proposal processes.And Fister does it all from the Westside.“I help faculty in any way possible,” Fister said.Fister’s home office assistants are her laptop computer, cell phone, e-mail and AOL Instant Messenger, which she … » More …

WSU funding programs emphasize university research

The WSU Office of Research is providing research-related funding in response to the WSU Strategic Plan’s emphasis on enhancing university research. Three funding programs will allow researchers to branch out in their research ventures, including:*The WSU Technology Gap Fund Program focuses on furthering the development of WSU innovations with commercial potential, but may need additional research or prototype development before acquiring licensing or a company start. The Office of Research, through the Office of Intellectual Property Administration, will be soliciting proposals for qualified projects. The pre-proposal deadline is Monday, Oct. 31. Solicitations may be accessed at http://www.wsu.edu/~oipa/Technology%20Gap%20Fund%20Program%20Announcement%202005.pdf*The WSU Office of Research is also soliciting … » More …