Fall 2020 Newsletter

Check out SPO’s 2020 newsletter! Highlights include: Announcing the new SPO website2020 proposal activity: A year in reviewA message from Dean Fouts Click here to download the newsletter (PDF).

So you want to submit a grant at WOU?

The Sponsored Projects Office developed a presentation about the grant process at WOU. The presentation includes information about the SPO, an overview of fiscal year 2020 proposal and award activities, and details about the grant process. Click here to view the...

COVID-19 Guidelines for Research-Related Travel

The WOU Sponsored Projects Office provides guidance for research-related travel to assure that researchers are adhering to WOU policies and the state COVID-19 guidance. Seek approval, follow the WOU Travel Policy, and follow the guidelines. Click here to download the...

The SPO is here for WOU!

Stay safe!  We’ll get through this! We must persevere. Do you want to submit a grant application? Contact Eric Wayne Dickey at edickey@wou.edu, 503 838 8474. Do you want to manage grant project funds? Contact Emily Diamond at diamonde@wou.edu, 503 838 8361. Do...

Research Development Conference

Professional conferences help us stay sharp. In late October, I co-presented two sessions at a conference for the National Organization for Research Development Professionals. NORDP has been a valuable professional organization for me and has allowed me to network...

Workshops and wolves and faculty, oh, my!

Writing workshops are a great way for faculty to focus their efforts. Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop Just before the start of fall term 2019, Eric Dickey of the WOU Sponsored Projects Office conducted two workshops with the intent to introduce faculty to the...

Project IMPACT grant supports WOU SPED students

Western Oregon University has partnered with Oregon State University on a grant funded project to better prepare students studying education. The project teaches students how to provide high-quality services to children with disabilities, including children with...

Welcome to the R@W blog!

Research @ Western This blog will showcase grant-funded activities at Western Oregon University. The WOU Sponsored Projects Office knows that there is a rich tradition of sponsored project activities happening at WOU. Whether hypothesis-driven theoretical research or...