Oregon State is one of only two land, sea, space and sun grant institutions in the U.S., holds a top tier research designation from the Carnegie Foundation, and is the state's largest public research university. Oregon State research totaled almost $281 million in Fiscal Year 2012, and private sector financing reached nearly $35 million, a 42 percent increase in the past two years.
The OSU Research Agenda, integrated with the university's Strategic Plan, guides faculty inquiry in OSU's three Signature Areas of Distinction: Advancing the Science of Sustainable Earth Ecosystems; Improving Human Health and Wellness; and Promoting Economic Growth and Social Progress.
New Research Office 2013 Annual report. Click here.
The Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking research project proposals from OSU faculty for the 2014 URSA-ENGAGE Program, (formerly called the URISC-START program). It will provide freshman, sophomore and transfer student researchers (in their first year at OSU) under faculty guidance with stipends of up $1,500 for the winter and spring terms of 2014. The Faculty Research Project Proposal Application Deadline is Nov. 1. An application and a page of FAQs are available at the URSA Web page - http://oregonstate.edu/students/research/ Questions can be addressed to Kevin Ahern at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Faculty Orientation 2013. Click here for information.
New Research Office Dashboard. View a summary of Research and Development Activity.
Drones have useful applications for OSU: The Vice President for Research offers his view on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
A top geophysicist specializes in creating accurate images of what’s happening in the Earth using magnetotelluric and electromagnetic sensing devices.