University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research Services

The College of Engineering Office of Research assists faculty, staff and student researchers apply, obtain, and administer grants, contracts, and sponsored agreements to support research and scholarly activities.


Upcoming Events

3rd Wednesday of Each Month—College of Engineering Office of Research Monthly Meeting, Engineering Hall, Room 3609


News & Announcements

COE Policy on Financial Risks Associated with Extramural Research Projects—These interventions have been specifically designed to reduce financial risk without discouraging sponsors from entering into contractual agreements with the UW-Madison


COE Proposal Totals FY17


Guidance on Effort Commitments During No-Cost Extensions—With the exception of grant programs that have a specific minimum effort requirement (e.g., NIH K type awards), Research & Sponsored Programs (RSP) will no longer require the update of effort commitments when requesting, or receiving, a no-cost extension.

2017 NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), January 2017—The PAPPG has been modified in its entirety, to remove all references to the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) and Award & Administration Guide (AAG).  The document will now be referred to solely as the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG).  Significant changes to the PAPPG can be found here.

Participant Support Guidance—RSP has recently provided guidance addressing the fundamental concepts related to participant support costs on its website.