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Office of Research Administration

The Arts & Sciences Office of Research Administration works with faculty and graduate students in departments of the College and Graduate Schools of Arts & Sciences to develop and submit research proposals for external sponsorship. This includes arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, astronomy, and related departments and centers. The Departments of biology, chemistry, environmental sciences, physics and psychology have grant administrators to directly assist faculty in grant preparation and process. The Research Administration Office coordinates all Arts & Sciences grant applications and awards with the University's Office of Sponsored Programs which serves the entire University.

Services we provide:

The Office of Research Administration reviews and obtains approvals on all institutional grants submitted through The Arts & Sciences. The Office also monitors the usage of sponsored programs funds and helps resolve issue with grant administration.

Fellowship News

The Fulbright Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad competition is now open.  The UVa internal deadline is 16 April 2015.  Interested candidates must contact Lynn Hedlund before starting the electronic application.  
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Neal Grandy

Director of Arts & Sciences Research Administration
(434) 924-7130
555 New Cabell Hall
PO Box 400772
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Lynn Hedlund

Assistant Research Administrator
(434) 924-7139
557 New Cabell Hall
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Gladys Bryant

Biology Research Administrator
(434) 982-5612
Gilmer Hall 229,
PO Box 400328
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Victoria Matthews

Chemistry Research Administrator
(434) 924-4430
Chemistry Building 206
PO Box 400319
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Ashley McFadden

Environmental Sciences Research Administrator
(434) 924-1495
Clark Hall
PO Box 400123
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Pamela Joseph

Physics Research Administrator
(434) 924-6801
Physics Building 102
PO Box 400714
Charlottesville, VA 22904