Faculty Research Resources
Merrimack is committed to providing faculty with the resources and support they need to build new research initiatives, maintain current research programs and to elevate capacity in order to seek and obtain external funding.
The College provides technical resources, a suite of pre- and post-award management supports for externally-funded research, and an innovative internal funding and mentorship model for faculty who want to submit for their first, large external grant.
Current Research Resources
Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) supports and advances the College’s mission by providing leadership and expertise in grant administration and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations. OSP administers all federal, state, for-profit, nonprofit and private foundations for faculty-led proposal submissions and awards involving research, education, community service or other sponsored activities. Visit this page to find out how OSP can help you locate, obtain and manage external grant funding.
Institutional Review Board (IRB)
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is charged with safeguarding the rights and well-being of human subjects in research and projects conducted at or sponsored by Merrimack College. Visit this page to obtain your required CITI certifications for human subjects research, find templates for human subjects consent materials, submit an IRB application through the Cayuse Human Ethics platform or get answers to questions about the IRB oversight process.
Other Faculty Research Resources
Learn more about potential collaborators, research centers at Merrimack and Office of the Provost news related to research.