The Office of Research and Planning (ORP) at SEAS works with the faculty community to help define their information and logistical needs for developing new large, multi-institutional research initiatives and grant opportunities, and to ensure that those needs are met in a timely manner. As the clearing-house for research development and policies, ORP represents the school at government and industry consortiums and responds to external requests for information. In the area of planning, ORP provides the school’s leadership team with institutional research, planning analysis, and business metrics. ORP also serves the internal community of faculty and students with infrastructure services for advanced computation, library, and scholarly information services, and as the clearing-house for research development and policies, represents the school at government and industry consortiums and responds to external requests for information. For more information, contact Joy Sircar, Associate Dean for Research and Planning & Chief Technologist.
The Research Administration Office provides comprehensive support to the SEAS scholarly community in the acquisition, administration, and management of externally sponsored research and programs.
The CUHS, an FAS Standing Committee, reviews and has the authority to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove all research activities conducted under the auspices of the University-Area institutions. The CUHS is required to ensure that the rights and welfare of research subjects are appropriately safeguarded.