Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

We support students, faculty and staff with research efforts, grant funding and applications, IRB protocol, and more.
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Services for Students 

  • Mentorship: Our student-to-student mentorship program will help demystify the research process, thanks to your peers who have first-hand experience. 
  • Research Day: It's your time to shine! Present your findings at our annual Research Day, where students and faculty share over 100 projects to showcase their discoveries.
  • IRB: We'll help you understand how to successfully navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process.
  • Grants: Grant money is available to help with the cost of conducting and disseminating research.
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Current Students

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Services for Faculty and Staff

  • Grants, Contract, and Agreements: We'll assist you in searching for new funding sources, completing forms and agency requirements, and the preparation and submission of proposals. 
  • Consent and Ethical Guidelines: We'll help ensure the ethical conduct of research involving humans and animals, in coordination with IRB and IACUC policies. 
  • Workshops: Our staff hosts workshops to educate faculty, staff and students on valuable topics like grant writing and funding research.
  • Processing Gifts: We'll help coordinate monetary or in-kind donations to the university, such as equipment, supplies, or property.
  • Professorships: We’ll ensure professorships are processed with the university in a timely manner.
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Current Faculty & Staff

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Faculty Research

All Faculty Research News

Langreck receives January University Staff Appreciation Award

Seth Langreck has received the University Staff Employee Appreciation Award for January at University of Wisconsin-Stout.

Food and nutrition professor encourages healthy eating on a budget

Homeless and unemployed, Nichole Manson of Menomonie finally realized she needed to start the road to recovery.

Twin brothers, scientists advance photovoltaic windows

Just over a year ago now, University of Wisconsin-Stout Assistant Professor Vincent Wheeler stopped in Denver to visit his twin brother, Lance.

Student Research

All Student Research News

For bottled water packaging, consumers prefer paperboard over plastic

A paperboard case for bottled water instead of plastic shrink wrap seems to appeal to upscale customers and would be more sustainable, according to research by

Student teams second, third in national textile design competition

University of Wisconsin-Stout apparel design and development teams placed second and third in the 2019 Advanced Textiles Student Design Competition in Orlando,

Student research examines feasibility of candy shop food truck

Research by University of Wisconsin-Stout students could help the Chippewa Candy Shop in Chippewa Falls decide if adding a candy truck would be a sweet deal.