Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Our mission as a department is to serve the needs of the University of Denver research community. We interact with faculty, researchers, university administrators, sponsoring agencies and collaborating universities/companies and their employees. Services we provide include assistance with finding funding opportunities, research proposal development, project administration and financial reporting. Additionally, we work with faculty, students and scholars on intellectual property issues, manage and protect University intellectual property, and conduct legal reviews of research agreements.  

We also work to ensure DU's research is compliant with the highest ethical and intellectual standards, and prevent issues of scholarly misconduct and unethical research. 

In support of our mission, we focus on providing high-quality, reliable and timely support services from our team of trained, motivated, and ethical employees, all supported by the best technology.


Keep up with the latest from ORSP by reading our newsletter, The Research Report.


Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA)

SPA supports the DU research community in their research endeavors and other sponsored activities with prospecting, proposal development, pre-award and post-award services.

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Office of Research Integrity & Education (ORIE)

ORIE ensures active adherence to the ethical principles and professional standards essential for conducting research

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Office of Intellectual Property & Tech Transfer

The Office of Intellectual Property & Tech Transfer works to manage and protect University IP and conduct legal review of research agreements.

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Export Control

We're committed to ensuring all foreign and controlled items are handled according to all applicable laws and regulations.

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Get to know the people who help sustain the University of Denver's thriving, vital research community.

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Anonymous Compliance/Ethics Reporting Hotline

DU is committed to full compliance with state and federal laws. Find out how to let us know when you see or suspect a compliance issue.

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