About the ORA
Vice Provost for Research
Proposals, Grants, and Contracts
Submitting a Proposal
Internal Funding Opportunities
Technology Transfer and Economic Development
For UMSL Inventors
National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Animal Subjects (IACUC)
Conflict of Interest
Human Subjects (IRB)
Proposals, Grants and Contracts
Animal Welfare Unit
Resources and Reports
The Office of Research Administration (ORA) provides leadership and support in the development, execution and operation of programs in sponsored research, technology commercialization and economic development at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Featured Services:The ORA provides online tools for researchers including the Pivot database of funding opportunities and potential collaborators and IRBNet for online submission and processing of IRB, IACUC and COI protocols and disclosures. Click on the logos below to access the web sites.
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News & Events:→ UMSL Featured in 2 UM System Research & Economic Development Annual Report Videos
Research Updates from the UM Federal Relations Office:
→ Summary of President Obama's FY16 Budget Request (provided by Sarah Spreitzer, UM Director of Federal Relations)
Also, see the Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) in-depth analysis of the President's FY 2016 Budget Request for Social and Behavioral Science
→ NSF Funding Announcements
- Supplemental funding for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) for existing Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) grantees. CISE expects to provide up to $8,000 per student per year through the REU supplemental mechanism. Grantees must submit requests by March 30, 2015.
- NSF also announced a February 25 webinar to discuss in more detail the recent Dear Colleague letter on SEES: Interactions of Food Systems with Water and Energy Systems, which invites proposals for supplemental funding and to host conferences/workshops in the interconnected areas of food, energy, and water. Webinar Details. Dear Colleague Letter