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FAQs for COVID-19 Research Continuity updated 4/08/2020

March 13, 2020 by | Office of Research

RESEARCH WITH HUMAN SUBJECTS  What is the current status of human subjects research at Chapman? Given the directives from the Orange County Health Department, it has been determined that research activities involving in-person interactions with subjects are suspended until further notice. The only exceptions are if canceling or postponing the activities would either (A) increase the risk to the subject’s safety or well-being or (B)

Please Join Us for a Faculty Research and Creative Activity Forum Presented by the Office of Research

February 19, 2020 by | Office of Research

Tom Piechota, Vice President for Research and Rennolds Ostrom, Faculty Fellow in the Office of Research, will be holding two open meetings to promote dialogue on various activities that support faculty in research and creative activity. Topics include, but not limited to: Important update on Payment to Research Participants (Human Subjects) Updates on grant development

2019 – 2020 Faculty Opportunity Fund

November 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow Rennolds Ostrom, I would like to announce the 3rd year of the Faculty Opportunity Fund program that provides competitive merit-based support for short-term non-renewable projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship

Welcome, Megan Faulkner – Sponsored Project Analyst

October 9, 2019 by | Uncategorized

Please join the Office of Research in welcoming Megan Faulkner to Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences as our new Sponsored Project Analyst.  Megan received her BA in Psychology and Social Behavior from the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and has over 14 years of experience in human subjects health and development research centering

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Guidelines Updated

September 16, 2019 by | Uncategorized

The IRB committee recently updated the Guidelines for Recruitment of Research Participants to include a section on “Recruitment Using Electronic Media” This new section is more inclusive (e-mails, websites, listservs, etc.), does a better job of defining terms (or at least providing examples), and have concrete recommendations. Please contact us at irb@chapman.edu or via phone at

You’re Invited to the Annual State of Research and Creative Activity

September 11, 2019 by | Office of Research

The third annual State of Research and Creative Activity will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:30 P.M. in Beckman 404 – George Bush Conference Center. This year, President Daniele Struppa and Vice President for Research Tom Piechota will recognize select faculty and students, and the sponsors who support their research and creative

Register NOW : 2019 Fall NSF Grants Conference

August 30, 2019 by | Uncategorized

The Fall 2019 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference is November 18-19, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Boston Marriott Cambridge. These events are primarily designed to provide new faculty, researchers, and administrators with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management topics

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