Research Development Services

About Research Development Services

Research Development Services (RDS) aims to support and increase externally-funded research activity at the university.  Our services are designed to meet the unique needs of faculty across disciplines and career stages. We help researchers identify funding opportunities and develop compelling, competitive proposals through a variety of resources, trainings, and customized assistance. RDS also manages the internal award programs funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation and serves as the central coordinator for external, limited submission competitions.

The following are our primary areas of activity to support the University of Oregon’s research endeavors:


Contact Information

If you would like to request services, please fill out the webform below, or contact RDS staff at