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Sponsored Projects & Research Administration

The Office of Sponsored Projects & Research Administration (OSPRA) is dedicated to promoting a supportive environment for research, scholarly, and creative endeavors of faculty and academic staff at USI.  OSPRA supports faculty and staff in their efforts to seek and secure extramural funding, monitors compliance of Federal, State, & University related regulations, administers the review of human subjects research, provides grantsmanship and compliance training, and assists in non-financial post-award administration


Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Internal Grants/Awards

Congratulations to USI faculty who received internal funding 2018-2019:

Early Career Faculty Grant
Dr. Alex Champagne, Biology
Dr. Daniel Elg, Engineering
Dr. David O'Neil, English
Dr. Jamie Seitz, Accounting
Dr. Moriah Smothers, Teacher Education
Dr. Crystal Steltenpohl, Psychology
Ms. Andrea Wright, David L. Rice Library
Tenured or Clinical Faculty Grant
Dr. Jeri Burger, Nursing
Dr. Mikel Hand, Nursing

Faculty Research and Creative Work Grant
Dr. Hilary Braysmith, Art
Dr. Urska Dobersek, Psychology
Dr. Jinsuk Yang, Finance

Grant and Federal Contract Management Guide

The USI Grant Management Guide is now available. This comprehensive resource for faculty and staff who are applying for, or have received external funding, is filled with helpful tips, policies and procedures, sample forms, and much more.

FY 2018-2019 IRB Statistics

  • 178 Exempt IRB Protocols Submitted
  • 38 Expedited IRB Protocols Submitted
  • 1 Full Board/Convened IRB Protocols Submitted

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