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Support for Scholarly Activity

Scholarly activity is one of the three major areas of evaluation for all Category I faculty at MSU Denver. The following resources are intended to support faculty in their pursuit of excellence in the area of scholarship.

The Institutional Review Board webpage provides a comprehensive overview of the entire IRB process. Anyone conducting research involving human subjects should spend time reviewing their webpage, specifically the "Guidance" section.



Human Subject Protection Program Manager

Mike Heathcote
(303) 605-5282


IRB Chair

Lisa Badanes, Ph.D.
(303) 615-0142


The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs supports faculty and staff in obtaining external funding for your research and programs, with a focus on financial awards from federal, state, and local agencies. The services available through the OSRP include: 

  • Locating funding opportunities
  • Proposal development
  • Technical support
  • Research
  • Budget development
  • Writing assistance
  • Training and professional development


The Auraria Library offers a range of services to support faculty research. Research librarians can assist in developing research ideas and identifying appropriate publication platforms.  In addition, the library provides tutorials on data management and analysis, and the use of Geographic Information Systems.


Auraria Library




Several faculty in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offer statistical consulting.  Faculty who are less familiar with data analysis can seek consultation with these experts.


Probability and Statistics Advisors


Shahar Boneh, Ph.D.


Nels Grevstad, Ph.D.


Ben Dyhr, Ph.D.


Elizabeth Ribble, Ph.D.

The Writing Center provides a range of services to support not only students, but faculty as well. The consultants at the Writing Center can assist with a variety of types of writing projects, ranging from grant applications to journal articles to book manuscripts.



Elizabeth Kleinfeld, Ph.D.


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