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Distinguishing the institution nationally and internationally through the accomplishments of its faculty, reputation of its programs, and preparation of its students as world citizens.

How do we build a stronger, more prosperous region?

This fundamental challenge spurs research at Portland State University. Our faculty and students respond through efforts to improve the environmental, economic, and social well-being both here in the Pacific Northwest and beyond the Pacific Rim. Whether greening our built environment, improving prospects for all citizens, or preserving the ecosystems that support an increasingly urbanized region, Portland State researchers are building the blocks that form more resilient communities.


Research Development

Navigating the various funding opportunities can be challenging. Here we provide comprehensive resources to help you find external funding as well as limited submission opportunities and proposal writing guides.

Sponsored Projects

Guidance and stewardship of externally funded awards throughout the sponsored projects lifecycle.

Research Integrity

University compliance with state and federal regulations governing research activities.