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.

SciENcv and ORCID to Streamline NIH and NSF Grant Applications

The National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) applications require biographical sketches in specific formats for successful submission. There are two ways to approach creating these documents: Applicants may access the biosketch template provided by each agency (NIH Biosketch and NSF Biosketch) and enter or update their information manually. OR Applicants...


What is ORCID? ORCID is an acronym for Open Researcher & Contributor ID. ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-based effort to provide a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a method of linking research-related items, such as articles as datasets, to these identifiers. Publishers that require an ORCID Ten things you...

Data Use Agreement General Guidance

A Data Use Agreement (DUA) is required whenever CWRU is providing data. It is STRONGLY recommended that DUA language/terms and conditions be included in sponsored research agreements including subcontracts whenever possible. DUAs may require IRB approval and Data Security Approval. General Categories of Data Data not from a human subject ...

NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication

NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication Through NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication, the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation jointly support individual scholars pursuing interpretive research projects that require digital expression and digital publication. To be considered under this opportunity, an applicant’s plans for digital publication...

NSF News: New Solicitations and Office Hours

New Solicitation & Office Hours: Molecular Foundations for Biotechnology (MFB 2.0): Partnerships to Transform the Industries of the Future (NSF 22-554)  This initiative calls for fundamentally new approaches in molecular sciences to drive new directions in biotechnology, a critical and emerging technology of the 21st century. This is the second year...

Cambridge Journals 2022-2024 Open Access Publishing: Information for Authors

OhioLINK is embarking upon an agreement with Cambridge University Press with two major benefits for students and faculty at institutions of higher education in Ohio.  This deal provides expanded access to important published research from Cambridge University Press and is the first such “Read & Publish” deal with an...

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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