Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

We support students, faculty and staff with research efforts, grant funding and applications, IRB protocol, and more.
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Services for Students 

  • Mentorship: Our student-to-student mentorship program will help demystify the research process, thanks to your peers who have first-hand experience. 
  • Research Day: It's your time to shine! Present your findings at our annual Research Day, where students and faculty share over 100 projects to showcase their discoveries.
  • IRB: We'll help you understand how to successfully navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.
  • Grants: Grant money is available to help with the cost of conducting and disseminating research.
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Current Students

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Services for Faculty and Staff

  • Grants, Contract, and Agreements: We'll assist you in searching for new funding sources, completing forms and agency requirements, and the preparation and submission of proposals. 
  • Consent and Ethical Guidelines: We'll help ensure the ethical conduct of research involving humans and animals, in coordination with IRB and IACUC policies. 
  • Workshops: Our staff hosts workshops to educate faculty, staff and students on valuable topics like grant writing and funding research.
  • Processing Gifts: We'll help coordinate monetary or in-kind donations to the university, such as equipment, supplies, or property.
  • Professorships: We’ll ensure professorships are processed with the university in a timely manner.
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Current Faculty & Staff

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Faculty Research

All Faculty Research News

Professors study biodiversity, food and farming in Peru

Two University of Wisconsin-Stout associate professors are collaborating to help show how diverse fields of study can help resolve problems.

Research shows college students eat minimal fruits and vegetables

Parents who worry if their college students are eating healthy are justified, according to research by two University of Wisconsin-Stout students.

2018 UW-Stout Scholarly Activity

A listing of submitted faculty and staff scholarly activity, research and presentations, from 2018:

Student Research

All Student Research News

Students study possible use of lake algae for biofuel

Could the algae on Lake Menomin make biofuel?

Plastics engineering majors shine with national award

Three UW-Stout plastics engineering students were proud when they presented their successful research project this spring to industry professionals.

Research shows college students eat minimal fruits and vegetables

Parents who worry if their college students are eating healthy are justified, according to research by two University of Wisconsin-Stout students.