Support Functions and Programs

The OVPR oversees a variety of functions and programs that support the university's goal of research excellence. In addition, the OVPR works closely with other Tufts areas that support researchers, including the Libraries, Tufts Technology Services, Finance, and Corporate Foundation Relations.

OVPR Research Support

PRE

Central Pre-Award provides mandatory review, approval and submission for sponsored funding.

RAD

Research Administration & Development (RAD) helps investigators to pursue their research and scholarship goals, providing expertise and support throughout the Award Lifecycle.

Oversees DEV PRE SIA LRA
DEV

Research Development supports grantsmanship, funding, and proposal development.

SIA

Strategy Implementation & Assessment (SIA) is responsible for evaluating and assessing Research Administration & Development services, roles and key metrics.

Related Research Support

POST

Post-Award provides financial oversight of all sponsored award activities from set up to closeout, and is part of of the Finance Division, office of the Controller.