Developing your Research, Scholarship, and Creative Practice
If you have recently arrived at Washington University and want to get started on research in Arts & Sciences, please make note of the following websites:
Arts & Sciences Grants Administration Integrated Network (GAIN) Contact List
GAIN team members are your partners in research and grants administration. They provide support throughout the entire lifecycle of grants, from proposal & budget development and submission to award management and closeout. Please coordinate with you GAIN partner on any matters related to grants.
"Seeding Projects for Enabling Excellence & Distinction” (SPEED) program
The SPEED in Research program was created to stimulate innovative work that leads to significant outcomes in research, scholarship, and creative practice.
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)
The OVCR offers resources for identifying funding sources, research analytics, and university research announcements.
Search and find core facilities to help with your research.
ONE is a portal that connects you to systems and services across WashU. Think of it as an app store for university systems and services.
Competitive Course Release Program
Learn more about this new program to enhance faculty research productivity which provides a course release for tenured faculty who are nearing completion of a major project.
Faculty in the Humanities and Social Sciences may apply to this program, which provides leave time at full pay, with Arts & Sciences making up the difference between the salary amount provided by the granting agency and the faculty member’s base pay.
Learn @ work is consolidated, streamlined, personalized training experience for the WashU community. Everyone must complete:
- Personnel Activity Report Training
- Code of Conduct
- Conflict of Interest Disclosure
- Financial Conflict of Interest
Working with Chemicals, Lasers, etc.
- Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) will be your partner.
- Complete EHS Basic Lab Safety Training through Learn@Work
- Submit applications for working with hazardous chemicals, infectious agents, etc.
Working with Animals
- Meet with your departmental resources.
- Submit an animal research protocol.
- For more information, visit: Animal Care and Use Guidelines and Training.