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Office of Research reorganizes to enhance support, visibility
October 14, 2015

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.

Collaboration proposals sought
October 17, 2007

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
April 14, 2006

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
October 6, 2005

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 …