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.
Associate Dean (Internal Employment Opportunity) – The Graduate School invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE), 12-month, Associate Dean position. This is a one-year tenured administrator appointment with reappointment possible. The posting number is 0011995. For full consideration, apply by March 17; the closing date is April 7. The quicklink for the posting is: jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63603.
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.