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06.15.2020

ORR, ORI Reorganizing to Form New Office of Research Ethics

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Effective July 1, Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) will debut a newly formed Office of Research Ethics (ORE), merging and replacing its former Office for Responsible Research and Office of Research Integrity. Until this point, the Office for Responsible Research (ORR) and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) functioned…

05.07.2020

Rao Will Serve as Interim Vice President for Research

By Rob Schweers, Iowa State University Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

Senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert announced this week that Guru Rao will serve as interim vice president for research (VPR), effective July 1. Rao, who serves as associate VPR and professor in the Roy J. Carver department of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology (BBMB), will succeed Sarah Nusser, who announced last September her…

03.12.2020

Iowa State University Research Day 2020 Canceled Due to COVID-19

By Caitlin Ware, Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research

Iowa State University’s fourth annual Research Day has been canceled as part of an ongoing university-wide effort to prepare for and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Earlier this week, university leadership announced a recommendation to postpone or cancel large events scheduled to take place on campus between March 23 and April 3. This includes Research Day, which typically…

07.15.2019

Iowa State sets new record for external research funding in FY2019

By Dan Kirkpatrick, Office of the Vice President for Research

$260.9 million tops previous record of $252.5 million in FY2016 Iowa State University closed the 2019 fiscal year achieving a new record for external research funding – $260.9 million. This surpasses the previous milestone of $252.5 million established in FY2016, reaffirming the university’s long-standing position as a leading land-grant research institution. Iowa State set new…

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05.02.2019

Nusser reappointed as vice president for research

By Rob Schweers, Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

Iowa State University’s vice president for research Sarah Nusser has been appointed to a second five-year term, through 2024, senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert announced this week. During her first term, which began in 2014, Nusser created the Grants Hub to support faculty with initial grants and large-scale funding opportunities, fostered interdisciplinary research…