The Office of Research Administration and Grant Development is here to facilitate CAS faculty research by:

  • Announcing funding opportunities
  • Conducting funding opportunity searches for individual faculty, departments, or special priorities
  • Reviewing guidelines and discussing the best way to format responses to specific proposal calls
  • Assisting with the development and submission of research proposals (budget, editing, administrative forms, and compilation)
  • Facilitating collaboration with other departments, colleges and CWRU central support offices
  • Liaising with foundations, program officers, and other outside agencies
  • Providing guidance with post-award compliance and progress reports

Email to schedule an appointment to discuss your funding needs.

Announcing Expanding Horizons Initiative Request for Proposals 2022-2023

Dear faculty colleagues, Among the different responsibilities I have in serving you as an Associate Dean for Research, facilitating the advancement of your own research, scholarly works, and creative endeavors is among the most important of my goals. Since my start in the role, it has been exciting meeting and...

News from the CAS Research Office 8/30/2021

​​Policy Change Announcement from the Vice President for Research  The University is changing the grant submission deadline from five days to three business days beginning September 1, 2021. All proposals submitted on or after September 1, 2021, must be submitted three business days prior to the due date.  The new...

​JobsOhio: Next Generation Healthcare – Internal Letter of Intent submission due Wednesday, September 1

​JobsOhio: Next Generation Healthcare: JobsOhio RFP Due date: Internal Letter of Intent submission due Wednesday, September 1, 2021 5pm ET. Up to 10 awardees. Meritorious funding amount and 1:1 matching cost share required from applicant. Responsive projects will align with CWRU’s focus on next generation healthcare as well as the mandates of JobsOhio, which...

Join Us! Brownbag Lunches with Conservation International

The College is excited to be collaborating with Conservation International (CI), a recent partner on the Expanding Horizons Initiative (EHI) Special Call for Proposals.  With over 30 years of research and fieldwork, CI is an extraordinary partner for the College and through your research, I believe we can move...

2021 Expanding Horizons Initiative Awardees Announced

Expanding Horizons Initiative (EHI) works to support research, scholarship, creative endeavors and curricular innovation in the College of Arts and Sciences. Each year, the EHI will announce funding opportunities in a variety of categories. In this inaugural year (2021), there are five larger funding categories: Interdisciplinary Grants Foundational Grants ...

IHS Sabbatical Research Fellowship Opportunity – Deadline April 1, 2021

Sabbatical Research Fellowship Opportunity for Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

In the Media

Science Magazine: Jessica Fox, assistant professor of biology, weighed in on a recent study that examined how flies land.

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WKSU: Corbin Covault, professor and co-chair of the Department of Physics, discussed an observatory in Argentina he helped develop that aids scientists in better understanding “mysterious” particles.

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Ohio Magazine: Holly Witchey, adjunct professor in the Department of Art History and Art, explained how Ouija boards were used by some whose loved ones died during the Civil War.

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ideastream: Henry Adams, the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History, discussed the work of artist Frank Wilcox, including his use of watercolor, and other Cleveland painters.

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