Faculty Research and Creative Work

Summer Institute in Research and Creativity 2024!

Jump start your summer research and creative work!

Watch for information about our annual Summer Institute in Research and Creativity!  This week-long institute from May 13-17 gives faculty members tools, resources, and community aimed at supporting research and creative scholarship.  Past topics have included:

  • Productivity tips and tricks
  • Making a plan for a 12-week journal article
  • Battling imposter syndrome
  • Leveraging peer support and collaboration
  • Researching with undergrads
  • Grants and IRB
  • How to apply for Fulbrights and other awards


Sponsored Programs and Grants Management

The Office of Sponsored Programs and Grants Management supports all faculty and staff in the pursuit of external funding that benefits Radford University, its students and faculty. 

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Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship is dedicated to supporting student-faculty teams create and disseminate new knowledge in the form of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activities (URSCA). This support empowers students from diverse backgrounds to have transformative educational experiences that cultivate strong relationships, innovation, and the creative and critical thinking needed to address the social, economic, and environmental issues confronting our region, nation, and world.

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Radford University Libraries

From databases to interlibrary loan, the librarians at McConnell Library (main campus) and the Radford University Carilion Library (RUC) are ready to support faculty and student research.

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Social Media Analytics and Research Technology Lab

The SMART Lab is operated by faculty and students from the graduate and undergraduate programs in the School of Communication. It provides research and data visualization, resources and training to Radford University’s faculty, students and staff, as well as businesses in the New River and Roanoke Valley communities.

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We are members of the ISPCR!  With your membership, you have access to data sets to use with students and a wealth of other resources to support students' and your own research and creative work.