Research Administration

An array of resources are available to PSU researchers and individuals seeking external funding for scholarly activity.

Internal and External Funding Opportunities

Internal and External Funding Opportunities

Information about internal funding programs at PSU and links to external funding opportunities.

Sponsored Projects

Sponsored Projects

Support for proposing and administering external funding in the form of grants and contracts for research and other scholarly activity.

Human Subjects Research

Human Subjects Research

PSU’s human subjects protection program safeguards the rights and well-being of individuals involved in research at PSU by reviewing proposed research protocols and managing the process for securing approval from PSU’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Animal Care & Use

Animal Care & Use

PSU’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) facilitates the humane use, care, and treatment of animals used for research purposes.

Biological Safety

Biological Safety

Review and approval of research activities involving recombinant DNA and potentially bio-hazardous materials is performed by PSU’s Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).

Financial Conflict of Interest in Research

Financial Conflict of Interest in Research

PSU Researchers must disclose when their financial considerations may affect or appear to affect their PSU activities related to externally sponsored programs.

Export Controls

Export Controls

Researchers should be aware of regulations that impose access, dissemination, or participation restrictions on the transfer of "export controlled" software code and on the export of tangible items.

Research Data Management, Storage, and Security

Research Data Management, Storage, and Security

The Library provides services to assist PSU researchers with using, managing, and sharing their data.  Research Computing provides cyberinfrastructure services including high performance networking, data storage, and computational systems.

Radiation Safety, Chemical Hygiene, and Laboratory Safety

Radiation Safety, Chemical Hygiene, and Laboratory Safety

PSU’s office of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) provides programs and services to support the research enterprise.