The Office of Research, Innovation and Sponsored Programs at Prairie View A&M University supports many robust, state-of-the-art research programs and components. The office provides information, support, training and leadership for advancement through the research process. By providing continuous assistance to our faculty, staff and students, we aim to uphold the university’s tripartite mission of teaching, research, and service.

research by topic or area

research by topic or area

Research Administration

The Office of Research strives to provide the highest quality financial, administrative and compliance services to Prairie View A&M University faculty, staff, and students by assisting in the acquisition and administration of externally funded projects. The Office of Research provides pre- and post-award functions of sponsored research contracts and grants through a collaborative agreement with The Texas A&M University System’s Sponsored Research Services (SRS).

Financial and Administrative Compliance

Our contracts team assists principal investigators and departmental staff with the post-award administration of contracts.

Grant Management for Sponsored Research

The Office of Research provides research administration services (pre- and post-award functions) for sponsored research contracts and grants at Prairie View A&M University.

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The Department of Research offers researchers a variety of resources to assist in meeting their research needs.


NEW Physical Office Location: Wilhelmina Fitzgerald Delco Bldg., Suite120,
Prairie View A&M University, main campus

The Office of Research Compliance, a unit of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies at Prairie View A&M University, is involved in the oversight of research and sponsored programs. The university is committed to assuring that all research activities are conducted in a manner that promotes the rights and welfare of the participants and maintains the integrity of the research.

Standards of Conduct

Standards of Conduct

Prairie View A&M University, a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) Office of Research Compliance is committed to the goal of serving our students, faculty, staff, principal investigators and the communities we serve in an ethical, legal and responsible manner.

Institutional Review Boards

Institutional Review Board

All research projects involving human subjects/participants, conducted by Prairie View A&M University faculty, staff or students, must be approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Institutional Animal Care

Institutional Animal Care

Prairie View A&M University has established an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) that meets all federal requirements, as defined in the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), the Public Health Service Policy (PHS), and the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.