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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 Event


A big thanks to those who joined us for the 2019 Research & Innovation Reception. Mark your calendar now for next year's reception, which will be held on Friday, March 6, 2020.

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  • eCompliance Training
    Learn how to submit conflict of interest disclosures, which are required of all faculty and exempt staff, on the new electronic compliance system – "eCompliance." Contact Danielle Hunter for more information at
    • Aug. 16, 2019, 1 – 2 p.m., Lucas Hall, 00200
    • Aug. 22, 2019, 1 – 2 p.m., Education Administration Building, 000G1
  • Early Career Research Network (ECRN) begins Sept. 13, 2019. For more info or to apply, email Chris Spilling, Vice Provost for Research (
  • 2020 UMSL Research & Innovation Reception honoring investigators and inventors from all disciplines. Save the date! Friday, March 6, 2020.

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