SMU Research

SMU Research

Sponsored Projects

In support of SMU’s research initiatives, Sponsored Projects (SP) aims to provide our community with client-centered, professional administrative expertise to support the responsible management of sponsored projects through responsive and transparent communication.


SPONSORED PROJECTS Lifecycle TECH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH CONTRACTS RESEARCH COMPLIANCE CloseProject Manage Project Award Phase Proposal Phase Find Funding RESEARCH SERVICES

In accordance with SMU Policy 10.1, Sponsored Projects must support the research, educational, and service mission of the University and the objectives of the University’s Principal Investigators/Project Directors.

Sponsored Projects serves to provide institutional oversight regarding all externally-sponsored research grants and contracts. SP provides campus-wide services in reviewing and approving research proposals, awards, and contracts; negotiating awards terms and conditions; overseeing financial compliance related to said terms and conditions; and serving as a liaison between SMU and external sponsors.