KU Research

The University of Kansas Office of Research advocates for research, implements research integrity requirements, and, through the KU Center for Research (KUCR), manages the administration of research grants and contracts.


Our mission: To facilitate innovation, creative activity, discovery, and the application and dissemination of knowledge.  

featured funding opportunities

science and engineering grant  Women in STEM

Solar and Space Sciences  Space Sciences

Why KU
  • 48 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Pharmacy school No. 2 nationally for NIH funding
  • Hall Center receives 3rd NEH challenge grant to support humanities research collaboration
  • Regional leader in technology commercialization
  • 12 graduate programs rank in top 10 nationally among public universities.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Driving discovery, innovation, entrepreneurship
  • Home to 15 major research centers & state surveys
  • 1st in nation for its special education master’s and doctorate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 1st in nation for its city management and urban policy master’s program.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Rick Perlstein speaks September 16 at the Kansas Union, presented by KU's Hall Center http://t.co/KBhKy1DVgj http://t.co/fVySOwK9NC