Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

We support students, faculty and staff with research efforts, grant funding and applications, IRB protocol, and more.
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We're here for you. 

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is following UW-Stout campus COVID-19 guidelines, safety requirements, and meeting protocols (see latest updates). The ORSP is available during normal business hours, with limited on campus representation. ORSP visitors are allowed access to our offices by appointment only. 

Hours: 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday, dependent on building availability

Appointments can be set by contacting our offices:

Main office - 715-232-1126 or rs@uwstout.edu

COVID-19 Visitor Guide

Services for Students 

  • Mentorship: Our student-to-student mentorship program will help demystify the research process, thanks to your peers who have first-hand experience. 
  • Research Day: It's your time to shine! Present your findings at our annual Research Day, where students and faculty share over 100 projects to showcase their discoveries.
  • IRB: We'll help you understand how to successfully navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.
  • Grants: Grant money is available to help with the cost of conducting and disseminating research.
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Current Students

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Services for Faculty and Staff

  • Grants, Contract, and Agreements: We'll assist you in searching for new funding sources, completing forms and agency requirements, and the preparation and submission of proposals. 
  • Consent and Ethical Guidelines: We'll help ensure the ethical conduct of research involving humans and animals, in coordination with IRB and IACUC policies. 
  • Workshops: Our staff hosts workshops to educate faculty, staff and students on valuable topics like grant writing and funding research.
  • Processing Gifts: We'll help coordinate monetary or in-kind donations to the university, such as equipment, supplies, or property.
  • Professorships: We’ll ensure professorships are processed with the university in a timely manner.
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Current Faculty & Staff

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Faculty Research

All Faculty Research News

Professor writes book addressing ethnic and class dynamics during American Industrialization

From the Civil War to the mid-1920s America saw big business replacing small ones. Industrialization created immense wealth, but the distribution of that wealth

Professor creates crash course in alternative learning teaching

When University of Wisconsin-Stout Associate Professor Kevin W. Tharp learned all classes would be going to alternative learning methods because of the COVID-19

History professor publishes book on African-American soldiers

As he crawled through the Arizona desert, both legs wounded from gunshots, Corp. Isaiah Mays knew his fellow soldiers were counting on him. He kept thinking, “I

Student Research

All Student Research News

Graduate students propose design solutions for local museum

Students from UW-Stout's Master of Fine Arts in design program spent the spring semester collaborating with the Dunn County Historical Society to find design op

Entrepreneur students share innovative ideas as part of Research Day

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