Research Resources

There are many resources available at Ohio State to support you, your research, and the completion of your degree.

Take advantage of what is offered by your local graduate program and college. The following are open to all graduate students.

Research Commons

Support and physical space designed for graduate student researchers. Workshops, referrals, networking, and expert consultations.

Office of Research

Animal Care and Use, Human Research Protections, Biohazrds, Research Compliance, Business and Industry Collaborations, Resources for Inventors & Entrepreneurs, Sponsored Programs

University Libraries

Access to materials, collections, services, and subject librarians with expertise in associated research techniques. 15 locations on the Columbus campus.

Copyright Resources Center

Provides education and guidance to graduate students, faculty, and staff regarding copyright law and identifying, using, and creating copyrighted content.

Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum

Annual research forum co-sponsored by the Council of Graduate Students, the Graduate School, and the Office of Research. Students enrolled in any graduate degree program are invited to participate.

Graduate Student Research Standards and Scholarly Conduct

Graduate students are responsible for learning about appropriate standards for ethical research and scholarly conduct and for following all university policies related to ethical research and scholarly conduct.

Guidelines for Academic Success

Tips and tools for academic success from preparing for your courses to taking time out for yourself. 

General Research and University Policies

Principal investigator status appointments, research scientist appointments, additional research policies

Training for Researchers

Proposal development and submission, responsible research practices, financial stewardship, research compliance, commercialization, research administration tools, Cayese424, PI Portal, IRB forms, etc. Workshop, seminar, and online formats.

Funding Opportunities

External funding, limited submission, federal, State of Ohio, internal funding