The mission of the Office of Research Support is to support you to develop and carry out your research and scholarly activities to advance clinical and educational science and ultimately improve health.

The Office supports your research and scholarship through educational programs, dissemination of funding announcements, and expert consultation. We can help you develop your ideas, create an action plan, plan and complete data analysis, and format and proof your finished products. We have content, topic, statistical, and editorial experts to help you at every point in your journey.

Are you submitting an application for funding? Let the Office of Research Support fully support you! Our pre-award services include application planning and development, budget preparation, analysis consultation, and comprehensive submission guidance including application formatting, review of agency guidelines, biosketch preparation, collection of letters of support, and assistance in writing about available institutional resources. We can also help you respond to reviewer comments prior to resubmission.

Once you are funded, the Office can help! We can help with announcing your award, preparing press releases, hiring personnel, interpreting funding agency and university policies, and other regulatory, operational, and fiscal aspects of project management.

In addition to supporting you, our office manages the overall research portfolio for the IUSON. In 2014, this research portfolio included 35 external grant submissions and $3,783,850 in external funding. Faculty expertise in educational and clinical research is recognized by our dual designations by the NLN and ranking as 13th in National Institutes of Health funding among 62 schools of nursing.

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    Research Centers & Institutes

    Within the Center for Research and Scholarship, four centers focus on research to improve the health and well being of specific populations.

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    Research Portfolio

    In the 2014 fiscal year, the Center for Research and Scholarship received a total of $3,783,850 in external funding. This funding allows faculty researchers to improve lives through nursing research. The IU School of Nursing is ranked 13th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among 62 schools of nursing.

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    In-house resources are available to support researchers from study conception through application and funding to implementation.

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    Several training opportunities exist to provide you a continuum of education preparation. Our goal is to help you reach your career goals in the healthcare profession and prepare you to meet the lifelong challenges and possibilities you'll face as a nurse researcher.

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    IU Nursing Leader Partnership

    This nationally recognized and award-winning partnership between IU School of Nursing and IU Health provides a unique opportunity to further your research career.

Research at Indiana University School of Nursing