Welcome to SPARC


Rice University’s Office of Sponsored Projects and Research Compliance (SPARC) is committed to supporting the research endeavors of faculty members and staff and helping them understand their obligations and ensure compliance with applicable governmental regulations and university policies.

What we do

SPARC provides assistance in the development and submission of proposals and award acceptance to external sponsors, and oversee all activities related to the ethical and legal aspects of research compliance.

Contact SPARC

Phone: 713-348-4820, Email: sparc@rice.edu

Mailing Address: MS-16, P.O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251

Campus Address: 350 Allen Center, 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005

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