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The Office of Research Administration and Grant Development is here to assist your research needs by:

  • Announcing funding opportunities
  • Reviewing guidelines and discuss best approaches
  • Working with the PI and the Dean’s office on budgets and indirect costs
  • Being a liaison to foundations, program officers, and other outside agencies
  • Facilitating collaboration with other departments, colleges and CWRU central support offices.
  • Assisting with the development of research proposals (budget, editing, administrative forms, and compilation)
  • Providing guidance with post-award compliance and progress reports.
  • Conducting funding searches for special projects.




Ross Duffin, musicologist whose influence can be heard around the world, awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Date posted: August 29th, 2017

From The Daily
Hearing a note or chord played perfectly in tune still has the power to send shivers through Ross W. Duffin.

“It’s transcendent,” said Duffin, the Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, “precisely because it is such a rare achievement.”
Duffin’s life in music could be defined the same way. …Read more.

Associate Professor of Music Education, Dr. Lisa Koops, awarded Grammy Foundation Grant

Date posted: May 8th, 2017

From May 8, 2017 The Daily Article
Singing together in the car or a lullaby before bed, discussing issues of power and privilege raised in the musical Hamilton, or improvising lyrics to a catchy melody—these are among the many ways music can be its own instrument in interactions between parents and children. …Read more.

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Heading out on sabbatical during the 2018-2019 Academic Year?

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

The Office of Research and Grant Development wants to help! Please see our Sabbatical Flyer for more information!  …Read more.

Seven out of Nine CAS Faculty Win ACES+ 2017 Opportunity Awards

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

ACES+, the continuation of the Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) program, announced the recipients of the 2017 ADVANCE Opportunity Grant Awards.
Nine proposals representing academic disciplines–ranging from nursing to engineering to psychological sciences–have been awarded a total of $31,510. …Read more.

Professor John Protasiewicz Receives Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

For John Protasiewicz, going green is about more than sustainability. It signals a supportive, more collaborative approach—something altogether different from the high-stress, pressure-cooker environment evoked by bright red. It represents one of many reasons why Protasiewicz won the Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty this year.  …Read more.

Cassi Pittman awarded Career Enhancement Fellow

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

Cassi Pittman, associate professor of sociology, has been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers funds for the program provided by the Andrew W. …Read more.

In the Media

The Columbus Dispatch: Lee Hoffer, associate professor of anthropology, explained that though most people believe opioid trafficking occurs in the streets

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Research by Dr. Brooke Macnamara of Psychological Sciences, Referenced on Educational Focused Website

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Art History Professor, Dr. Henry Adams, Shapes Legacy of Andrew Wyeth

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