Research advancement

Research advancement

The Center can provide research advancement support to Arizona State University tenured or tenure-track faculty or research professionals on continuing appointment. Services can include:

Proposal development

  • develop research topics into external funding proposals
  • prepare proposals and budgets and manage the grant submission process through ASU-ORSPA
  • act as a bridge to ORSPA and external funding agencies

Project management services

  • manages the financial aspects of grants
  • assists with the human subjects approval process
  • coordinates and hosts events and conferences
  • manages publicity and external communications
  • processes paperwork and collaborates with home departments on hiring of student workers and graduate research assistants
  • consults on best practices
  • builds relationships with internal and external resources, organizations, constituencies and funders important to advancing the project
  • ensures compliance and reporting within the university and to granting agencies.

Project examples

  • “Comparative Secularisms: Religion, Politics, Gender,” Ford Foundation, $775,000 over 4 years Religious Studies, PI)
  • “Facing the Challenges of Transhumanism: Religion, Science, Technology,” Metanexus Institutes/Templeton Foundation, $400,000 over 4 years (Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, History, PI)
  • “The Dynamics of Religion and Conflict,” National Science Foundation, $643,000 over 3 years (Steve Neuberg, Psychology, PI).
  • “Finding Allies in the War of Words: Mapping the Diffusion and Influence of Counter-radical Muslim Discourse,” DOD-MURI/Minerva Research Initiative, $5 million over 5 years (Mark Woodward, Religious Studies, PI)
  • “The Role of Religious Beliefs and Institutions in Generosity,” University of Notre Dame/Templeton Foundation, $350,000 over 2 years (Carolyn Warner, Political Science, PI)

Direct questions or requests to:

Carolyn Forbes
Assistant Director
Mail Code: 0802
(480) 965-1096