Office 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.


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.


Translation & Commercialization

Office for Translation & Commercialization (OTC)

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.


Compliance & Safety

Animal Care & Use Program

Provides services and oversight for research involving experimental animal models.

Campus Oversight Organization for DUHS IRB Protocols

Supports Campus faculty submitting protocols to the Duke University Health System Institutional Review Board.

Campus Institutional Review Board (Campus IRB)

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

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.

Duke Privacy

Serves as a subject matter resource and partners throughout the institution on privacy-related matters that impact the university.

Duke University Health System Institutional Review Board (DUHS IRB)

Reviews proposals involving human subjects research from all Duke Health units.

Occupational & Environmental Safety Office (OESO)

Promotes a safe working and learning environment for the Duke Community.

Office of Export Controls

Provides consultation and monitoring to the research community to ensure compliance with institutional, state, and federal export control laws.

Research Misconduct Reporting

Contacts for handling and reporting issues regarding research misconduct.


Additional Resources


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

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 statehouse 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


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.