Office of Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs

Research Support Services

We are ready to assist you in many various ways with your research endeavors. Among other support services the Office of Research, Engagement, and Sponsored Programs (RESP):

  • Helps identify funding sources
  • Acquires application forms and guidelines from potential funding sources
  • Provides assistance with proposal development, preparation, and submission
  • Will review and critique your grant proposals
  • Sponsors faculty travel to funding sources and grants-related seminars or workshops
  • Provides training for Fastlane, COS, and Grants Resource Center services
  • Serves as the contact point for federal and private agencies
  • Acts as liaison between Indiana University Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) and Purdue University VPR offices
  • Is the clearinghouse and contact point for all local and system grant programs
  • Arranges speakers and seminars on a variety of grants related topics

In addition, RESP:

  • Serves as contact point for Institutional Review Board (IRB) questions
  • Manages all aspects of National Science Foundation's Fastlane for IPFW
  • Prepares RESP annual report
  • Maintains database of current grant activity
  • Coordinates the Undergraduate Research Support Program and Annual Student Research Symposium


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