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  • Dan Ross making a reed
    Featured Faculty Researcher
    When Precision Meets Passion

    Now serving his 50th year at A-State, Dr. Dan Ross has developed a stellar reputation with musicians around the world. His machine produces precision reeds that are in high demand and he himself is a highly talented oboist.

  • Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch
    Researcher of the Month
    Interpreting the World

    Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch, professor of history, is the February Research Professor of the Month. Her most recent research project is "Better Living by Their Own Bootstraps: Rural Black Women's Activism in Arkansas, 1913-1965."

  • Stephen Guffey
    Researcher of the Month
    Better when we work together

    Dr. Stephen Guffey, professor of physical therapy, is the March Research Professor of the Month. Dr. Guffey collaborates with researchers at all levels of their careers as an important bridge to greater understanding.

  • A pile of peanuts on a white background
    Researcher of the Month
    The Potential of Peanuts

    Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar, professor of plant metabolic engineering in the College of Sciences and Mathematics, is the January Research Professor of the Month at Arkansas State.

  • Preserved fish in a jar
    Researcher of the Month
    Preserving the Population

    Dr. Brook Fluker, assistant professor of aquatic ecology, has been selected as the April Research Professor of the Month for his work with the Arkansas Center for Biodiversity and the National Science Foundation.

Research Development

The Research Development office partners with faculty to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Develop and maintain sponsored agency relations
  • Strategic proposal development, including team meetings and formation of collaborative initiatives
  • Submission of proposals to sponsored agencies on behalf of the University
  • Receipt, review and acceptance of sponsored agreements, grants and contracts

Are you planning on submitting a grant proposal soon? Be sure to notify us! 

Internal Competitions

For select Calls for Proposals, A-State will hold an internal competition to select projects for submission. Return your submission via email to research@astate.edu by the date advised. 

Upcoming internal competitions can be found here: 

MRI Application 2024-25
Documents due by 5 pm on Thursday, August 1, 2024 to research@astate.edu.

InfoReady Access

InfoReady is our new portal for online management of proposal development & student research & creativity! You can access it by thislink or under MyCampus in your communities.