Research Support

Getting Started

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: 

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)
The OVCR offers resources for identifying funding sources, research analytics, and university research announcements. 

Core Facilities
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. 

Arts & Sciences Grants Administrator Contact List
Use this listing of all grants administrators in Arts & Sciences. Your assigned administrator will support you pre- and post-award management required for your funds.



Required Training

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.

Working with Animals

Working with Humans


Finding Internal and External Funding

Faculty across Arts & Sciences

Learn about the "Seeding Projects for Enabling Excellence & Distinction” (SPEED) program, open to submissions from tenure-track and research faculty in Arts & Sciences.

Humanities Faculty

Visit The Center for the Humanities. The center provides support for innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship for faculty and graduate students.

Social and Physical Sciences Faculty

Funding Opportunities Newsletter 

April 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter

June 2022 Newsletter

July 2022 Newsletter

August 2022 Newsletter

Developing and Submitting your proposal


Other Resources