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The University of Michigan Office of Research (UMOR) oversees research policy, responsible conduct of research education and compliance, and administration and support of research activity by our faculty. Before using the Web Form (below), be sure to check the following:

Answers to common questions.

Q: I am from the media, and I have a question about University of Michigan research.
A: Media may contact Rick Fitzgerald ( ) in U-M Public Affairs or David Lampe (, Executive Director for Strategic Communications.

Q: I want to apply to the University of Michigan to do research as a student, graduate student, or post-doc.
A: Research and internship opportunities are available for enrolled students. You can find graduate program application materials on the Rackham website ( For undergraduate admissions go to:

Q: I am a faculty member/post-doc/research assistant and would like to find some funding.
A: Check the U-M Library's for funding databases. There, you can arrange a consultation with a librarian who can help you with resources. If applying for funding, your next point-of-contact should be your department's research administrator. You can find that person here: Find a Research Administrator (Blue Pages)

Q: I have heard that UMOR has Funding Opportunities, and I want information about them.
Our international partnerships and UMOR-hosted internal funding opportunities reside on our Find Funding page. There you can also find a listing of our Faculty Grants and Awards with deadlines and contact information.  

Q: I would like to Declare my Intent to Submit to UMOR for a Limited Submission opportunity.
A: Contact Tricia McCain Ebright at  

Q: I need to find an ORSP Project Representative.
A: You can use our Project Representative lookup table here. Follow instructions. 

Q: I am trying to locate a research publication or get approval for a citation.
A: We do not keep research publications for loan or purchase. If published, it may be available via the National Institutes of Health PubMed Central or our U-M library. For citations, please use standard citation methods.

Q: I would like a career or internship in research with the University of Michigan.
A: Jobs and internships are arranged through the academic department or posted on

Q: I am a faculty member | post-doc | research assistant and need to know how to route my proposal/work with ORSP.
A: Your first point of contact should be your department's research administrator. You can find that person here: Find a Research Administrator (Blue Pages)

Q: I am an international student from another school looking for an internship. Can I send you my resume?
A: Unfortunately we cannot accept résumés and applications for graduate programs or research opportunities. Find application materials on the Rackham graduate programs website or follow the employment application procedures on the University of Michigan careers/job postings site. Do check the eligibility requirements for any programs you see. Many summer research opportunities are only available to U.S. Citizens.

Q: I have a particular physical condition or medical situation, and I would like to participate in a clinical trial. Or, I'm participating in a Clinical Trial and need to contact the staff.
 A: Visit to learn more about Clinical Trial Studies and participation opportunities. Their phone number is 877.536.4243.

Q: I need to obtain/find/print my certification for Responsible Conduct of Research.

Visit the Responsible Conduct page: as well as the PEERS Certification website:   


Q: I am working on a master's project that will travel internationally. We will be conducting interviews with various stakeholders. I understand that for this we need to submit an IRB application and receive training. Can you please help direct me to actual application? Please note that it must be accessed via U-M's eResearch Regulatory Management (eRRM) system:

Have a question that is not answered? Please use the form below. Thank you!

Direct Contact Information:

  • Office of Research
    503 Thompson St.
    Fourth Floor
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109
    (734) 764-1185 Answered 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

  • Office of Research and Sponsored Projects
    3003 S. State St.
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109

    (734) 764-5500 Answered 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

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