The mission of the CUNY Office of Research is to promote and support the research, scholarly, and creative pursuits of the CUNY community, to provide assurance to funding agencies and to the public that research at the University is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards, and to enhance technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, and economic development activities.
Through the provision of internal research grants, professional development programs, student research opportunities, funding support services, and University-wide compliance policies the Office of Research:
- Strengthens the research pipeline by supporting students and faculty at every stage in their research careers from entering community college students to senior faculty members.
- Promotes groundbreaking collaborative and interdisciplinary research.
- Fosters an environment that stimulates and encourages innovation and entrepreneurship.
- Ensures University compliance with federal, state and local regulations and ethical standards with regard to all aspects pertaining to the responsible conduct of research and the administration of sponsored programs.