Research at Oakland University
Oakland University provides state-of-the-art research facilities and a rich, collaborative environment for our faculty and students in support of their research and educational activities. OU is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of the nation’s doctoral research universities. We are proud of the wide spectrum of research and other scholarly and creative activities made possible by the excellence of our faculty, students, facilities and institutional culture that is inclusive of all disciplines.
The Office of Research Administration provides the necessary administrative infrastructure for investigators, and strongly encourages the involvement of students in research. OU is committed to the highest ethical standards in the conduct of research, which are essential for sustaining an excellent research program that contributes to the well-being of our local, national and global communities.
The Office of Research Administration facilitates pre- and post-award processes while promoting compliance with federal, state and university guidelines for the responsible conduct of research. This website provides links to funding sources for faculty and student research; institutional forms and processes; regulatory committees; and other helpful resources.