students photoPSU Research and Grants Administration seeks to enhance discovery and research at Pittsburg State University by assisting faculty, staff and students in developing research activities, searching for external funding opportunities and assisting with the development and submission of funding proposals.

PSU Research and Grants Administration also provides research integrity administration including the protection of human research subjects approval process and the investigation of research integrity violations.

Pre-Award Services

Research and Grants Administration assists faculty, staff and students in their search for funding, proposal development, budget preparation and grant submission.

Faculty Research Incentives

Pittsburg State University is committed to research and creative activities.  These activities enhance the learning environment for the students and help to distinguish the University as a center of excellence in its disciplines. Graduate and Continuing Studies is offering a variety of programs to encourage faculty to engage in research and creative activities.

Protection of Human Research Subjects

Research and Grants Administration assists researchers in obtaining approval from the PSU Institutional Review Board for research proposals involving human research subjects.

Undergraduate Research Coordination

Research and Grants Administration assists departments, faculty and staff in developing undergraduate research opportunities for students.

Grant Program Evaluation

Research and Grants Administration provides internal and third party evaluation services as a fee for service and provides assistance in writing evaluation plans and identifying independent evaluators for grant proposals.

Research Integrity Administration

Research and Grants Administration investigates reports of research integrity violations and completes governmental reporting requirements.


For additional information regarding Research and Grants, please contact Mr. Brian Peery, research and grants coordinator, in the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies.  

112 Russ Hall
620-235-4175
bpeery@pittstate.edu