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.

Institutional Resources for Research Development Support

Amanda Ross will move to her new position in the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center on March 2, 2020. At this time, the departmental websites at all have updated lists of relevant funding opportunities for CAS faculty and pivot is a valuable self-service resource. Faculty requiring hands-on assistance in Research...

CTSC Community & Collaboration Component Translational Research Project Pilot Funding Opportunity

Request for Applications 2020 The Community and Collaboration (C&C) component of the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity intended to support, promote and highlight interdisciplinary teams - which include translational partners - by providing pilot funding for a Translational Research Project1 (TRP) that addresses a particular...


Introducing the Proposal Initiation Form

In an effort to provide comprehensive and timely support for proposal development and submission, the College is implementing a proactive research administration strategy using the Proposal Initiation Form. The purpose of this tool is to facilitate communication between the faculty member, department administrator, department chair, and the management center regarding...

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Limited Submission Opportunity for W.M. Keck Foundation Open Until October 15

CWRU is still seeking internal applications for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program limited submission opportunity. The W.M. Keck Foundation seeks to benefit humanity by funding fundamental, high risk research in medical research and science and engineering. The program places a special emphasis on out of the box ideas...

NSF Soliciting Projects to Increase the Public Value of Scientific Activity

The National Science Foundation recently announced the Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SoS:DCI) program under the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences. The SoS: DCI program is designed to increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three...

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Explore Residential Fellowship Opportunities

Are you seeking funded opportunities where you can spend a semester or year focused on your research or academic endeavors? The Office of Research and Grant Development has compiled residential fellowships from around the country for you to explore. Click here to explore the list or download the list as...

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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