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For Faculty & Staff

The Office for Research partners with researchers to provide a pipeline of services and resources to foster innovation, from idea and proposal development to funding and commercialization.

Resources For Each Step of the Research Journey

Our services and staff will support every phase of your research journey. Find forms and documents required to do research at Rutgers, get help developing ideas and proposals, discover funding and commercialization opportunities, manage your sponsored awards, and more.

Find useful tools that can help you identify external and internal funding opportunities for your research project.

We provide support to research teams during the post-award research phase, helping faculty and staff manage their sponsored projects in an effective and compliant manner.

Rutgers core facilities play an integral role in our research infrastructure, empowering researchers to break new ground by offering specialized laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, unique instrumentation and shared services.

The Office for Research supports the research community with expert contract management services to grow the University’s research enterprise and establish and strengthen strategic alliances with its sponsors.

We provide support during the pre-award project phase, helping research teams submit high-quality, competitive proposals and getting the most out of their award applications.

Responsible conduct of research is critical for excellence as well as public trust in scientific and other scholarly endeavors. Our team is committed to making sure your research project is conducted ethically and complies with industry standards.

We are dedicated to transforming research at Rutgers into products, services, and partnerships for the public good. Our professional staff will guide your research from proof of concept through patenting, licensing, and commercialization.

Rutgers Research by the Numbers

Research Awards

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Number of PIs Receiving Awards

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Research News

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The Office for Research celebrates Women’s History Month by highlighting researchers and research leaders from both Rutgers chancellor-led units across Rutgers and the OfR itself. These women set the standard for Rutgers excellence, and they share with us their career paths, inspirations and motivations, and hopes for the future.

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As part of our celebration of Black History Month and commitment to our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Office for Research is highlighting three members of its incredible team who represent key areas of the services we offer to our community of researchers as part of our mission to support the research, scholarship, and creative endeavors of ALL Rutgers faculty. Malica Dock, Tunisia Lipford, and Vivian Thomas-McClain tell the story of their professional journeys, including their experiences, achievements, mentors, and what inspires them.