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MSU is the largest research university in Montana and the largest research and development entity of any kind in the state, which translates into many opportunities for students and faculty to conduct meaningful hands-on research and creative projects as well as economic prosperity for the area. 

Guided by faculty on the Research Capacity Team, the Center provides resources that support the growth of faculty in achieving excellence research/creativity/scholarship, including workshops on mentoring, grant and publication writing and work-life balance. The Center offers programsthat partner grant-successful mentors with faculty for grant writing support and collaborations, and offers a Research & Creativity Leadership Certificate.

National Science Foundation: Changes in the PAPPG for June 1, 2020

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Interdisciplinary Collaborations

List of resources and services for faculty, students and staff to help them to create and maintain interdisciplinary collaborations.

Grant-Writing Bootcamp

5-week workshop designed to help grant-interested faculty produce a quality, successful proposal with support from grant-successful facilitators. 

One-on-One Support

The Research Resources Coordinator provides comprehensive research & creativity services to the faculty community. 


Scholarship-Focused Workshops

List of the workshops for grant-writing, publishing and researcher visibility.

Research Resources

List of resources to help with scholarship success including, helpful links, outreach connections, early career faculty grant opportunities and more.

Faculty Learning Communities

Communities of practice around writing, women in STEM and SBS and others.