Grants and Research


The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) 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. The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) also provides research integrity administration including the protection of human research subjects approval process and the investigation of research integrity violations.

For more information regarding research and grants, please contact Cindy Johnson (620) 235-4175, located in 213 Russ Hall.

Grants


Pre-Award

The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) collaborates with faculty, staff and college/division Budget Coordinators in proposal development, budget preparation and grant submission.

Post-Award

The post award phase of research administration includes implementing the grant/research contract, monitoring expenses, reporting progress, billing, and completing the closeout process.


Research


Undergraduate Research Coordination

The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) assists departments, faculty and staff in developing undergraduate research opportunities for students.

Nominations for Faculty Scholarship Awards

At PSU, department chairs, faculty or students can nominate a deserving faculty member to receive the Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Award, the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, and the Outstanding Graduate Program Coordinator Award. 

Protection of Human Research Subjects

The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) assists researchers in obtaining approval from the PSU Institutional Review Board for research proposals involving human research subjects.

Research Integrity Administration

The Office of Research and Creative Endeavors (ORCE) investigates reports of research integrity violations and completes governmental reporting requirements.