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Whether you are new to MSU or taking on a new research related role, there are many policies and resources you'll need to navigate when pursuing research funding and setting up your first research project.
MSU’s Office of Research and Innovation (OFRI) oversees and generates resources to help you facilitate your
research efforts and research goals at MSU. OFRI fosters creative activity through administering research funding, ensuring research integrity for faculty and students, providing grant support services, fostering collaboration, licensing university inventions, and overseeing regulatory compliance. Usefulresources are available for: new faculty; veteran faculty moving to MSU; regulatory compliance; application processes for grants and contracts; award management; and explanations of key policies. Additional tools are available including how to navigate travel in support of MSU research, information for conducting research responsibly, and procedures for hiring and building your team. To access these resources, visit Getting Started in Research at MSU.
In addition to resources made available through OFRI, help is also available through various offices including Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Division of Engineering Research (DER), and other offices (including post award) who are available to assist in complying with sponsor guidelines when applying for, and managing funded research. There are great resources at your fingertips and support is available to help launch your research. If you have additional questions regarding these resources and services, please send an email to email@example.com.
The Global Alliance for Rapid Diagnostics, led by MSU researcher Evangelyn Alocilja, brings together researchers from around the world to help make technologies affordable and accessible to those who need them most.