Support for faculty research is available from within the School of Social Sciences and through the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs:
School of Social Sciences
The School of Social Sciences supports research by social science faculty via:
- NEW! Dean's Professional Development Research Award (deadline: 5PM on Monday, September 27)
- NEW! Community Impact Research Award (deadline: 5PM on Monday, October 4)
- Dean's Summer Research Grants, which provide faculty with a summer stipend to aid in research endeavors
- Social Sciences Undergraduate Research Initiative (SSURI), which offers financial support for faculty and students to work together on a shared research project
More opportunities are being developed. Please check back for updates.
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) supports faculty, students, and staff engaged in externally and internally funded research, scholarship, and creative activities (RSCA). Programs and forms of support available through ORSP include:
- help with securing internal and external research funding
- help with external research proposal development and review (proposals for external research funding must be reviewed by ORSP; check this link for more information and suggested timeline)
- administration of grants
- ensuring research compliance with ethical practices for both human subjects and animal care and use, fiscal accountability, etc.
ORSP also supports student research. Please see the For Students page if you are interested in helping your students with research funding through ORSP.
Center for Environmental Inquiry (CEI)
- Search for Student Projects through the CEI
- Get Help Creating a Project, or
- Become a Long-Term Partner on a CEI project
- Learn more about Funding for faculty research or curriculum development in sustainability and environmental inquiry
Learn more about the data CEI archives and shares relevant to the SSU preserves and campus, including data on plants & animals, land management, and weather.