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About the Office of Research

Welcome to the Office of Research in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences. Advances in research discovery and scholarly efforts of THCAS ECU faculty span coastal studies, mathematics, health disparities, genetics, translation of medieval literature, STEM for girls, teacher training through collaborations with area schools, capacity building with partnering institutions, and economic development with area industry. External grant awards support a number of doctoral students and provide graduate and undergraduate students support in their educational pursuits. Innovation and creativity are the hallmarks of the distinguished faculty at ECU excelling in cutting-edge research and scholarship aimed at discovering the unknown, recognizing the broader impacts and enhancing quality of life. To advance high-quality research and scholarship, the Office of Research supports faculty and students in their pursuit of external funding by fostering an environment that promotes creativity, collaboration, community, and commitment.

The Mission of the Office of Research in THCAS is to support externally funded research and related activities among Arts and Sciences faculty while promoting College compliance with University and external research-related requirements.