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

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Research Services Workflow

Sponsored Projects and Contracts

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.


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.