Research at GW
With more than 100 centers and institutes and research in cutting edge projects, the Office of the Vice President for Research works diligently to strengthen existing initiatives and expand into new multidisciplinary fields.
Centers & Institutes
Our scholarly centers and institutes facilitate the strengthening of research and scholarly activity capabilities throughout the university.
Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research
The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research assists all GW undergraduates interested in pursuing national fellowships that recognize academic and extracurricular excellence.
GW has identified several areas to focus on developing a more robust research portfolio. These initiatives include autism, computational biology, cybersecurity, the global status of women, sustainability and urban food studies.
Office of Entrepreneurship
The Office of Entrepreneurship leverages the unique strengths of GW’s schools in the nation’s capital to serve society at large through the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship, serving as a focal point to foster, promote, and perpetuate quality academic research, education, and outreach programs.
Office for Industry and Corporate Research
The Office for Industry and Corporate Research promotes industry collaboration at GW by better aligning the needs of both GW researchers and industry. We engage University Administrators, Faculty and Staff with corporate leaders to help bridge the "cultural" and "linguistic" differences between industry and academia resulting in Mutually Beneficial Partnerships.
Office of Technology Transfer
The Office of Technology Transfer promotes and facilitates the transfer of GW innovations for the benefit of the university community and the public while leveraging GW resources through partnering with industry experts and entrepreneurs.
The Office of the Vice President for Research provides support and resources for our researchers. In addition to proposal development and financial oversight and compliance, the OVPR provides support for many of GW’s core facilities.
Sponsored Projects Administration
Working collaboratively with principal investigators and their department staff, our Sponsored Projects Administration team ensures successful submission of proposals and compliance throughout the life of the project.