Announcements and News

Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol - Wednesday, February 11, 2015

This event will showcase the work of up to 40 Kansas undergraduate students representing each of the state's eight public 4-year institutions.  The deadline for abstract submissions is January 7, 2015.  Complete guidelines and submission information.

Research Assistance Available for FY 2015

Funds have been made available from the Provost's office to assist faculty with the costs related to research and creative activities.  Coordinated through the Research and Grants Center, support will be given for presenting at out-of-state conferences, research travel, or other research supplies and materials.  Requests must be submitted to the Research and Grants Center by January 16, 2015.  More information and application form

U.S. Department of Education awards new grant to ESU's Department of Counselor Education

For more information click on the About menu at the top.

Updated Policy for Applying to Private Foundations

ESU faculty are encouraged to seek external funding from private foundations. However, you need to coordinate your efforts with the ESU Foundation. New procedures have been adopted in order to facilitate this and to ensure that our proposals to private foundations are stronger and have a better chance of success. Please read this policy before you approach a private foundation or develop a grant proposal.  Policy for Applying to Private Foundations


Federal Compliance

Faculty, staff, and students involved in research activities at Emporia State University should be aware of the different compliance regulations that govern research activities. 

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The Research and Grants Center has forms you need for research projects and grant administration. 

  1. Application Form for Approval to Use Human Participants
  2. Application Form for Approval to Use Vertebrate Animals
  3. Disclosure Form Regarding Conflicts of Financial Interest
  4. Simple Time and Effort Report Form
  5. Activity Distribution Report Form
  6. Export Control Determination Form
  7. Export Control Certification
  8. Request for Time Extension, Annual Update or Modification to Research Protocol
  9. Invention Disclosure Form

For additional Forms click on the Resources menu at the top.

Research Protections

The Research and Grants Center provides support and policy information related to Research Protections.  The following policies can be found by clicking the links below.

Human Participant Research (IRB)

Use of Vertebrate Animals


Quest Magazine

QUEST magazine highlights research activity at Emporia State University.  The first two issues focused on established faculty/researchers at ESU. The most recent issue highlights activity of new faculty.

2013 Quest

2012 Quest

2011 Quest

Research & Creativity Day videos

The following videos are available from Research & Creativity Day, 2014:

Three Minute Thesis:

Poster Session:

Award Ceremony:

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