Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

We support students, faculty and staff with research efforts, grant funding and applications, IRB protocol, and more.
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UW-Stout's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) offers support to students, faculty, and staff in their research endeavors. We celebrate research every day across our campus in each of our colleges and are proud of our ever-growing researcher population.

Services for Students 

  • Student Research and Dissemination Grants: We offer grant programs to help cover the cost of conducting and sharing results of your research.
  • Journal of Student Research: We publish an annual Journal of Student Research (JSR) that allows you to share your work and gain valuable skills navigating the publishing process.
  • Student Research Events: From national events like the National Conference for Undergraduate Research. to state-wide events like Research in the Rotunda, UW System Symposium, WiSys Quick Pitch, and WiSys Spark Symposium, to campus events like Research Day, we offer opportunities to showcase your discoveries.

JSR: 2022 Edition (PDF)   JSR: 2021 Edition (PDF) 

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Current Students

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Faculty and Staff Support

  • Extramural Funding Opportunities
  • Internal Professional Development Grants 
  • Gifts of Money and Gifts In-Kind
  • Professional Partnership Agreements
  • Professorships
  • Grant-Related Workshops and Training

Campus-Wide Support

  • Institutional Funding Opportunities
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Export Control
  • Outstanding Researcher Awards
  • Research Day
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Current Faculty & Staff

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