About the Office of Research
Vice Provost for Research
Assistant Vice Provost for Research
Office of Technology Transfer
Office of Sponsored Research
Office of Research Compliance
Office of Research Development and Infrastructure
Office of Proposal Development
BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC)
Centers and Institutes
Shared Research Infrastructure
Partnerships and Alliances
Energy and Environment Initiative
The new eRA system will consist of a set of PI-centric tools to facilitate routing,submission, budget revision and post-award activities associated with sponsored project administration. These tools will be web-based and have remote, 24/7 availability on both the Windows and Apple Macintosh platforms. The core concept behind eRA is process simplification. For information about communications, projected implementation timeline, and eRA in general, click here.
President Leebron recently approved Policy 216: Management of the Research and Other Outside Interests and Activities of Faculty Members, Faculty Fellows, and Investigators. The policy makes it possible for Rice to comply with new federal regulations governing financial conflicts of interest designed to protect objectivity in the design, conduct, and reporting of research and scholarly results. Read the policy in its entirety on the Research Compliance page.
Effective 4 January 2010, NSF put a new requirement in place for all grants made from proposals submitted on or after that date. By submitting an application, the Institution and PI are certifying that all undergraduate students, graduate students and post-docs directly supported from grants, cooperative agreements, subawards and fellowships will successfully complete an institutional program of education in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).