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.

New Proposal and Submission Types and System Enhancements to Support the Revised PAPPG (NSF 22-1)

Dear Colleagues: Effective October 4, 2021, the National Science Foundation (NSF) made a number of system updates for proposals submitted in, FastLane, and in accordance with the implementation of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1). Please see the list of PAPPG (NSF 22-1) significant changes and clarifications for all of the updates. New proposal and submission...

Updates from the Office of Research: Proposal Submission Deadlines

College of Arts and Sciences - Proposal Submission Policy Reminder The University changed its proposal submission deadline to three business days on September 1, 2021.  All proposals must be submitted to the appropriate pre-award office (and released to the AOR in any relevant systems) by 5 pm three (3) business...

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...

In the Media

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

Read the full story here.

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.

Listen to the full story here.

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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