Welcome to the Office of Research and Innovation
The Office of Research and Innovation supports MSU’s research and creative activity by administering research funding, ensuring research integrity for both faculty and students, providing grant support services, fostering collaboration, licensing university inventions, and overseeing regulatory compliance.
The Research Continuity website curates important communications and resources specifically for teams conducting on-campus research or creative activity.
The Research Facilitation team has developed a checklist tool to help new researchers walk through the steps of setting up their first research project.
International faculty awards are an important component of institutional reputation, and are counted as AAU institutional indicators of excellence.
A culmination of 20 months of collaboration by diverse stakeholders — including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and trustees — the strategic plan puts the betterment of Spartans and those they serve at the forefront of each goal and objective.
Two MSU leaders are part of a multi-institution team that has published a paper in the journal Science that provides recommendations for incorporating innovation, entrepreneurship, and other scholarly endeavors that impact society into university promotion and tenure (P&T) criteria.
Michigan State University has nominated 10 undergraduate students and four alumni for nationally competitive graduate school scholarships: the Churchill Scholarship, the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship.
Featured:My Sense of Smell, Who Cares?!?
Dr. Honglei Chen is an MSU Foundation Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the MSU College of Human Medicine. He studies the development of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with the ultimate goal of disease prevention and healthy aging. More recently, he has focused his research on understanding the poor sense of smell as a prodromal symptom for neurodegeneration and as a marker for accelerated aging.