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

Professor to debut new book of poems at faculty, staff reading

Associate Professor Daniel Ruefman will read several poems from his forthcoming book, “Sleep Bringer,” as part of a UW-Stout faculty and staff literary event.

Faculty show featuring 25 artists opens Nov. 5 at Furlong Gallery

An art exhibit opening Monday, Nov. 5, at UW-Stout’s Furlong Gallery will feature the work of 25 professors from the School of Art and Design.

Professor sees a future for virtual reality technology in classrooms

Kevin W. Tharp is convinced that someday soon virtual reality technology will become an everyday reality in classrooms at UW-Stout — and in graduates' careers.

Student Research

All Student Research News

Nothing to sneeze at: Regular exercise may help fight off colds

An average adult has around three common colds per year, and most adults are left wondering, “Why am I always sick?”

Center for Limnological Research and Rehabilitation works to clean up waters

Heidi Lieffort donned a pair of fishing waders and walked into Horse Creek in Star Prairie.

Student-designed game chosen for international conference

A young girl awakes one morning to find green rain falling. Curious, she’s led to a journal that starts her on a journey into a mystical world.