Announcements and News



APRIL 28, 2016

Faculty Research & Creativity Committee grant proposals are due December 3rd.  Faculty with the rank of instructor or above may apply for graduate assistant positions for FY 2017.  Graduate assistants may assist the researchers with a project or may assist with teaching to provide release time for the principal investigator.  Guidelines, FAQ's, and the evaluation checklist are available here.

Applications for Graduate Student Research Grants are due October 15 - graduate students may apply for research support from the Research and Grants Center.  Grant awards are made up to $500 and may cover operating expenses such as field research travel, lab equipment, supplies, mailings, etc.  Compete guidelines and application form are available here.

T-shirt design contest for Research & Creativity Day - students are invited to submit designs for t-shirts.  Deadline is November 9. 

Rules and guidelines

ESU's Student Support Services Program receives new 5-year grant

ESU faculty and students wishing to use vertebrate animals in research or training must now register with CITI and successfully pass the Animal Care and Use Training course.  The new Animal Care and Use Policy, including the instructions for registering with CITI are available on the Policies web page.

Research assistance funds available for FY 2016 to assist faculty with costs related to research and creative activities. There are two deadlines this fiscal year - October 5 and February 1.  More information is available below - the application form is included in each document.

Research Assistance - Word document

Research Assistance - PDF document

New purchasing guidelines for federal grants - Due to the new Uniform Guidance requirements regarding federal funds, new purchasing guidelines have been established by the Controller's Office.  Purchases from federal grant funds, whether received directly or indirectly (through a state agency), must comply with these requirements effective immediately.  Purchasing Guidelines


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.

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 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 2015 Program


Visit this link to view the pictures from Research & Creativity Day 2015 -


Oral presentations

Three Minute Thesis

Poster Session

Award Ceremony

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