Office of
Research Services

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  • Pre-Award Services provides proposal and budget development support services to faculty and staff necessary to identify, develop, and submit external grant and contract applications, and administers internal funding opportunities (UMRB). 
  • Post-Award Services provides fiscal support necessary to responsibly manage funds awarded, consistent with University policy, requirements of funding sources, and federal regulations and time/effort reporting.
  • Research Compliance provide information and training for successful preparation for and ethical implementation of research within federal, state, local and institutional regulatory practices including, but not limited to, protection of human and animal subjects, hazardous materials, biosafety and HIPAA.
  • Office of Technology Transfer helps UMKC researchers share their discoveries with the world.
  • LARC is one of the facilities operated by ORS to support university research.
  • Faculty Awards from the UMKC Trustees are awarded annually for Faculty Fellow, Scholar, at the same time the N.T. Veatch award is also decided.