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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.




Apply to the Fulbright Core Scholar Program by August 1st

Date posted: July 11th, 2018

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 470 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. …Read more.

Submit Your Proposal for Nomination to National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Program by July 25th

Date posted: July 10th, 2018

The College of Arts and Sciences is hosting an internal competition for nominations to the National Endowment for the Humanities. While stipends are awarded to individuals, not organizations, the NEH requires all full-time faculty applicants to be nominated by an official on their campus. …Read more.

Japanese Studies Program wins Japan Foundation grant

Date posted: July 10th, 2018

From the Daily
The Japanese Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures was awarded a $200,000 salary assistance grant from the Japan Foundation, an organization established by the Japanese government in 1972 for “cultivating friendship and ties between Japan and the world.”
The grant will help fund a tenure-line hire in Japanese, including their research and other expenses, and may also be used to bring guest speakers to campus. …Read more.

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.

Do you plan to take sabbatical during the 2019-2020 Academic Year?

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

The Office of Research and Grant Development wants to help! Please see our 2019 Sabbatical Flyer for more information!  …Read more.

In the Media

Quanta Magazine: Peter Thomas explains research to better understand mathematical principles behind shapes people see in hallucinations

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The Plain Dealer: Henry Adams curates show at Wolfs Gallery as part of FRONT International

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The Conversation: Brooke Macnamara authors: Schools are buying “growth mindset” interventions despite scant evidence that they work well

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