For Researchers


Fish HeartOffice of Research Support (ORS) - Provides pre-award grant and contract support, and monitors funding opportunities, compliance, and conflict of interest for all Campus units. 

Office of Research Administration (ORA) - Provides pre-award support, services, and training for all of Duke Health

Sponsored Projects System (SPS) - Electronic system for sponsored project proposal submission and management.

Grants.duke - System used to transmit grant proposals to federal sponsors through



Office of Sponsored Programs - Financial reporting, compliance monitoring, reimbursements, documentation and training.

Research Costing Compliance - Guides the research community in managing sponsored projects funding and interpreting  policy.



Office of Licensing And Ventures - Provides licensing and new venture creation service for the campus and the medical center.

Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship - An academic unit providing education, research, and translation to expand Duke's fundamental knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) - Supports faculty, staff, and students in developing the “navigation, tools, and training” for the conduct of clinical research.



Animal Care & Use Program - Provides services and oversight for research involving experimental animal models.

Occupational & Environmental Safety Office (OESO) - Promotes a safe working and learning environment for the Duke Community.

Conflict of Interest (Campus COI) - Reviews COI issues and provides services to Campus-based faculty and scholars. 

Conflict of Interest, Duke Health  Review, management, and reporting of conflicts of interest for Duke Health.

Research Misconduct Reporting - Contacts for handling and reporting issues regarding research misconduct.

Office of Export Controls - Provides consultation and monitoring to the research community to ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal export control laws.

Campus Insititutional Review Board (Campus IRB) -  Provides proposal preparation training and pre-review of submissions to the Campus IRB for non-medical research projects.

Duke University Health System Institutional Review Board (DUHS IRB) - Reviews proposals involving human subjects research from all Duke Health units.

Campus Oversight Organization for DUHS IRB Protocols - Supports Campus faculty submitting protocols to the Duke University Health System Institutional Review Board.



CoreResearch@Duke - Our centralized hub for scheduling and billing for core laboratory use.

Core research facilities - A listing of shared resources facilities maintained by the School of Medicine

Faculty Research Mentoring & Recognition - Provides a host of research related faculty development programs including workshops, seminars, and symposia covering a broad range of topics.

Federal Relations - Represents the interests of Duke faculty, students and staff on matters of legislation and regulations before the federal government.

Global Programs - A collection of administrative services assisting with communications, operations, and strategy for Duke initiatives around the world.

Government Relations  - Represents Duke on health-related matters in Washington, and all policy matters at the state house in Raleigh.

Mobile App Gateway - The entry point for support of digital health and mobile app research and development throughout Duke Health and Duke University

Mousebase@Duke - A searchable database of experimental mouse models maintained by Duke researchers.

Oak Ridge National Lab - Go! Collaboration program for graduate students.

Postdoctoral Services  - Serves as the liaison between postdocs, faculty, administrators, and staff.

Research Computing - Provides cluster computing, storage, protected environments for sensitive data, and tailored virtual machines.

Research Data Management - Support for researchers to organize, describe, preserve, and share their data.

Research Data Repository - Curation, access, and preservation of research data produced by the Duke community.

Research Initiatives - This office offers programs to facilitate effective health-related research and collaborations for researchers from across Duke's schools, centers and institutes. Their services include 1) Research Navigation Hotline for research related questions as well as individualized consultations and onboarding for researchers engaged in health-related research.

Research Publishing (University Libraries) - Provides open-access archiving of published works.

Research Support (University Libraries) - Provides subject specialists, data consultation, data visualization.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Program - Provides RCR training options for faculty and staff engaged in research.

RTI-Duke Global Development Initiative - Partnership with RTI to leverage talents at both institutions to pursue problems in global health.

RTI University Scholars Program - Provides support for collaborative research projects between Duke and RTI scholars.

Scientific Integrity - The Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (DOSI) develops pragmatic approaches to support research integrity at Duke University, including initiatives on education, oversight, and accountability.

Social Science Research Institute Project Development - Provides pre-award and post-award services, research development, training and networking.

Undergraduate Research - Provides grants and assistantships for undergraduate  projects, creative arts projects, travel to conferences, and summer programs.



Scholars at Duke - Searchable gateway to more than 3,000 faculty and 200,000 published works.