Office of Research Development

Welcome to the Office of Research Development (ORD). Our goal is to increase the depth and diversity of research at ECU by helping faculty advance their research by being advocates and partners in research proposal planning and development.

Our Mission is to promote and enhance the acquisition of funding at all levels from the individual investigator to institution-wide initiatives through: 

  • Analysis of strengths and capacities 
  • Matching researchers with potential sponsors 
  • Assistance with proposal development beginning at the formative stages 
  • Providing project management for complex multi-disciplinary proposals 
  • Promote effective team development through the creation of alliances, collaborations, and access to collective research resources, and 
  • Guiding the Limited Proposal Submission process.