Please consult the Old Dominion University Research Organization Chart for a breakdown of responsible parties.
The Office of Research is dedicated to fostering the creation of intellectual capital that can address today's issues, improve the quality of life, and provide an engine for economic growth by facilitating research and development across six colleges and its many research centers. The office establishes and oversees the university's legal, ethical and safety standards and regulations relating to research.
It houses the institutional research officers and staff members who are able to leverage a breadth of experience to convey quality services related to development of research programs, compliance in the conduct of research, intellectual property, technology transfer, and governance issues related to sponsored programs.
Sponsored research administration services, encompassing the range of pre-and post-award grant and contract administration, are provided by the Old Dominion University Research Foundation, which is a separate entity from the Office of Research. For a full breakdown of services provided by each, please read or download the Guide to Research Support.
ODU is committed to complying with all research laws and regulations; including animals, humans, chemicals, lasers and more.
Intellectual property generated or acquired by the University is carefully evaluated to protect those inventions and market their potential.
There are many ways to fund different types of research and scholarly pursuits within the University.
Each year, Congress appropriates money to support research and development (R&D), science and technology (S&T), education, and service programs, all of which impact those of us in higher education.
Commonly used terms related to grants, contracts and proposals.
A list of the various research committees at ODU.
All members of the ODU community conducting research must complete the Responsible Conduct of Research training.
In recognition of the contributions of researchers at Old Dominion University, a Research Achievement Award is presented annually.
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