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SMU Research

SMU Research

Research Services

We provide research services to all faculty and staff at the university. Learn more about the role of our office and meet the AVP for Research.

Sponsored Projects

Learn about the Project Life Cycle at SMU.

Our office facilitates pre-award proposal preparation and submission, accepts awards on behalf of the University, and negotiates award changes. Post-award accounting is handled by the Office of Grant and Contract Accounting.


SMU, Dedman School of Humanities, Biology, Bauer, Johannes, PhD, Dedman Science Building, lab. 220

Research Compliance

Understand your role in SMU's culture of research compliance.

We provide oversight of all human, animal, and biohazardous research as well as export control and financial conflict of interest (FCOI) disclosures.


Contract Management

Develop extramural collaborations.

We partner with the Office of Legal Affairs to negotiate and approve contracts for research support, tech transfer and agreements between SMU, other institutions, and industry.


SMU, Simmons School of Education, Locomotor Performance Lab, 5538 Dyer Street, Weyand, Peter, PBS, NOVA, Pogue, David

Technology Management

Protect and commercialize your ideas.

Our office is responsible for the management of University intellectual property. We provide a point of contact for those seeking information regarding commercialization efforts and entrepreneurial partnerships.

Perkins Administration Building

We are located on the first floor of the Perkins Administration Building, in suite 101.