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

Researchers identify mechanisms of blood vessel preservation in a T. rex dinosaur

Researchers from five institutions have opened a new door in the world of paleontology with a study on the fossilized bones of dinosaurs.

Professor’s book traces history of African-Americans and First Amendment rights

In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown vs. Board of Education that segregated schools were illegal, a decision that helped fuel civil rights changes.

Restorative justice expert to speak at criminal justice conference

An expert in restorative justice will be the keynote speaker at the Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation Conference set for Tuesday, Oct. 29, at UW-Stout.

Student Research

All Student Research News

Students pitch business ideas to Cabot Executive in Residence

Kaylyn Kubishak started her business EDiT.APPAREL last summer, taking second-hand clothing for men and women and upcycling it to a more modern fashion.

Discovery Center Fab Lab open house planned Sept. 24

Senior Spencer Davidsz loves seeing his accessory ideas for an animation conference costume come to life in the Discovery Center Fab Lab at UW-Stout

Math major catches a wave with U.S. election research

Politicians know that if they catch a wave, they could be “sittin’ on top of the world,” as the old Beach Boys surfing song goes.