Research Support Services
Grants Hub helps researchers across Iowa State University win funding and build effective, high-impact interdisciplinary research teams and projects.
Office of Research Ethics
ORE is committed to ensuring the integrity of Iowa State’s research product by supporting faculty and staff in meeting the ethics and compliance aspects of their research.
Office of Sponsored Programs Administration
OSPA supports the Iowa State Research enterprise through a wide range of services from reviewing and endorsing proposals to negotiating agreements and accepting and authorizing awards.
Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources
The Attending Veterinarian (AV) and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) ensure Iowa State research and teaching involving animals are performed humanely, safely and efficiently.
Office of Biotechnology
The Office of Biotechnology’s
Core Facilities are dedicated to providing researchers state-of-the-art instrumentation and expert support to push the boundaries of knowledge and innovation.
Innovation Assets & Services
Iowa State supports innovation and discovery by providing the university research community access to leading-edge technologies and expertise.
Faces of Discovery
In our society, we are so heavily driven on drugs, pharmaceuticals, and finding a cure for everything. But we have 2 million people in the U.S. living with Parkinson’s disease right now, and researchers often forget about this. Who knows if there will ever be a cure.
Iowa State University Strategic Pillars
Four strategic pillars serve as the foundation for Iowa State University’s vision to lead the world in advancing the land-grant ideals of putting science, technology, and human creativity to work. These pillars encompass themes of acknowledged areas of excellence at Iowa State and, most importantly, give structure and direction to make a difference for our state and world in the years ahead.
Innovation, creativity, and an entrepreneurial attitude inspire the curriculum, decision making and outlook for Iowa State University. We strive to bring a creative mindset and unique solutions to grand challenges around environmental, social, economic, and cultural sustainability, while meeting the needs of society with integrity.
Promoting an excellent educational experience focused on student engagement, knowledge growth, transformative opportunities, and access to a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment will create a strong foundation for success and prosperity for well-educated graduates with life-long relationships to Iowa State University.
Through active participation in and partnership with the local, state, and global communities, Iowa State University advances its land-grant mission to serve society by engaging our stakeholders to understand and address their needs and challenges.
Knowledge & Discovery
We enhance our understanding of our universe and ourselves and create and discover new methods, pedagogies, thought processes, and knowledge. Through deep analysis, research, and collaboration, we bring forth new technologies, science, perspectives, and ideas to benefit a changing world.
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