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Office of Research (OR)

New to UW Research

Understand Research Administration at UW

  • Grant Life Cycle Overview
  • Office of Research Organization and Structure
  • What is the IRB review process?

Enroll in Training

  • SAGE Classes - offered by the Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)
    Regularly scheduled training, online e-learnings, and customized onsite courses to help UW researchers and administrators with the grant proposal submission process in SAGE.

Apply for Funding Electronically

  • About SAGE
    The System to Administer Grants Electronically is UW's electronic research administration system.
  • Grants.gov at UW

Find Answers to Your Question

  • FAQs - Office of Sponsored Programs
    Includes FAQs regarding proposal development, clinical trials, subcontracts, facilities and administrative costs, sponsored projects and gifts.
  • Glossary, Research Administration
    Research administration terms defined.
  • Grant Writer's Reference
    Resources for how to compose a grant proposal.
  • More Research FAQs

Funding for New Research

  • Royalty Research Fund (RRF)
    The Office of Research supports UW faculty seeking to establish new research programs. Two times each year, a portion of the license and royalty fees received from UW-developed intellectual property is distributed through competitive grant awards from the Royalty Research Fund (RRF).

College, School, and Departmental Research Offices

Many schools and colleges provide detailed information about grants administration on their websites. Some of these include the following:

  • Arts and Sciences
  • College of the Environment
  • Dentistry
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Public Health
  • Social Work