Leader and catalyst for scholarship excellence
The Office of the Vice President for Research works to advance the overall discovery enterprise at Western Michigan University with its four focused areas of service:
- Strategic planning and initiatives.
- Support for faculty, staff and students in their creative activities, discovery and research endeavors through grant proposals and contracts or sub-awards.
- Compliance with University policies along with all appropriate federal and state regulations.
- Technology and innovation advancement and knowledge dissemination, along with commercialization, patents and licensing of new technologies.
Part of being a leader and catalyst for discovery is offering monthly funding sources, workshops and event information.