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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We're here for you. 

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is following UW-Stout campus COVID-19 guidelines, safety requirements, and meeting protocols (see latest updates). The ORSP is available during normal business hours, with limited on campus representation. ORSP visitors are allowed access to our offices by appointment only. 

Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday, dependent on building availability

Appointments can be set by contacting our offices:

Main office - 715-232-1126 or rs@uwstout.edu

COVID-19 Visitor Guide

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

Sharing stories: Understanding the impact of a pandemic

Sharing stories builds understanding, trust and connection even during a pandemic.

Smart manufacturing pilot project receives $149,000 Dept. of Defense grant

Smart manufacturing, a key to the future of manufacturing, is moving to the head of the class in west-central Wisconsin.

Professor studies water storage possibilities for Peruvian organic farm women

Collecting and saving water during the wet season in Urubamba, Peru, could help a group of local, organic farmers continue their livelihood and traditions into

Student Research

All Student Research News

Riot damage photos by Kenosha student top Menard Center Civil Liberty Contest

Essay on LGBTQIA+ literary censorship, poem on civil disparities take next two places

Master’s graduates enjoy challenges of career, work balance and improving themselves

James Gunderson loved the challenge of his classes while earning his Master of Science in operations and supply management from University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Senior Show features more than 100 student works of art, comics, drawings

A Celtic tale mixed with Japanese manga comic form influenced a University of Wisconsin-Stout senior to create a full-length comic.