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Navigating Research and Scholarship at USC

Whether you’re new to USC or simply need a refresher, we would like to invite you to attend this year’s Navigating Research and Scholarship at USC for faculty, staff, postdocs, PhD students, and graduate students on Friday, August 18 from 9 AM

New Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research and Innovation (OORI) grant programs are tailored to support a diverse range of research areas, scholarship, and artistic and cultural expression and are currently under revision, with new award programs being created. We are happy to

RFP: President’s Sustainability Research Award

Integrating sustainability as a core value in USC’s strategic planning is a critically important institutional commitment. In addition to implementing impactful sustainability initiatives across USC’s campuses, great opportunities exist to expand and enhance USC’s research strengths and capabilities in sustainability.

RFP: Associates Award for Creativity in Research and Scholarship

The USC Associates Awards are the highest honors the university can bestow on its members for their distinguished achievements. Faculty from all schools and academic units are strongly encouraged to nominate colleagues with exceptional records of creativity in research.

RFP: Core Instrumentation Special Solicitation – Small Equipment

The Core Instrumentation Fund Special Solicitation – Small Equipment aims to provide USC researchers with greater access to shared equipment and key resources, including datasets and repositories, in addition to core instrumentation already available through existing core facilities.  The solicitation will consider requests

RFP: Ming Hsieh Institute

The new Ming Hsieh Institute RFP has been posted in our Funding section. We realize this is a bit early, but there are significant changes in the award program for the next cycle. There are now two tracks with unique


Welcome to the new website for the Research Initiatives and Infrastructure (RII).