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.

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

Rules and guidelines

Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol - February 18, 2016

Undergraduate students are encouraged to submit poster abstracts to participate in Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Thursday, February 18.  This event will showcase the work of up to 40 undergraduate students representing each of the state's eight public 4-year institutions.  Each institution may take up to five student posters for this event.  ESU deadline for submissions is January 8.  Links for information and submission guidelines follow.  Contact Pam Fillmore if you have questions.

Ks. Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol 2016 - announcement

Call for Submissions-2016

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.

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)

CITI HSR training course instructions

Use of Vertebrate Animals

CITI ACU training course instructions



QUEST magazine highlights research activity at Emporia State University.  This issue highlights faculty who have received national and international awards, held national and international professional offices, been selected as Fulbright scholars, or have received the prestigious Roe R. Cross Award. Enjoy!

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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