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OSP airms to provide early career researchers with the information they need to be successful in developing their research programs.

As a new investigator, it's important to become familiar with the research landscape at the University and the ways OSP can help you in the grant submission and award management processes. If you'd like help facilitating an introduction with your Sponsred Projects Officer, please askosp. 

PI Roles and Responsibilities   

research handbook

Vice President for Research (VPR)

The Office of the Vice President for Research has oversight of all research related matters and strives to provide services to faculty and increase the funding available to support research while protecting the University’s interests and assuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. These services are intended to help advance research and are handled through offices that include Sponsored Projects.

The Post Newsletter (VPR Newsletter)

The Post Newsletter (formerly Researcher’s Corner) is a valuable resource from the Vice President for Research Office designed to communicate useful information to the University of Utah research community.


Research Deans

The Office of the Vice President for Research provides support for these activities and can help you find the appropriate Research Dean and/or interdisciplinary research opportunity.

Research deans 



The following systems are commonly used at the proposal development, proposal submission, and post-award administration stages. If you need help accessing or navigating any of them, please ask OSP or utilize the chat feature on our website.

eproposal logo
eProposal is an OSP system, via CIS, that generates each Document Summary Sheet (DSS). eProposal collects data and approvals, identifies compliance issues, and etablishes the base record for proposal and award project/s.

about eproposal

cayuse logoCayuse S2S
Cayuse, via CIS, is an OSP managed program for system-to-system proposal submissions in response to many, if not most, federal opportunities that would otherwise be submitted via

about Cayuse  How to complete an application in cayuse

eaward logoeAward
eAward is an OSP system, via CIS, that was created to coordinate post-award administration workflow and increase transparency.

about eawardeaward faq


faculty activity reports

Last Updated: 4/28/24