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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


The mission of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is to create and support a campus culture that promotes the research enterprise.  ORSP assists the campus community to apply for and secure external funds in support of research, scholarship, and creative activities. The office provides guidance, information, and technical assistance to faculty engaged in externally funded research, instruction, community service and other scholarly activity. In accomplishing this mission, ORSP ensures accountability, compliance and stewardship for sponsored programs as directed by the values of our campus and by all applicable Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and regulations. 
Please view our calendar of events at the bottom of this page.  

News and Updates

IRB Faculty Membership Positions Available

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at California State University, East Bay, provides an important function; that of safeguarding the health of human subjects in research projects.  The IRB depends upon a group of faculty and community members who volunteer their time in this effort.  Their service and dedication to the protection of human subjects is extremely important work. 

 At this time, the CSUEB IRB is requesting applicants for two vacant positions.  If you are interested in serving on the IRB, please contact Anne Wing at

 Thank you for your consideration.


2021-22 Faculty Support Grant Competition is CLOSED - Deadline was 4:30pm, Monday, April 5, 2021.

Call for Proposals

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The 2021-22 Faculty Support Grant Competition is closed.   Information about the 2022-23 FSG Competition is not yet available.  These awards are limited to Unit 3 faculty to promote the development of new or expanded research, scholarship, and creative activities by faculty.  Successful proposals will identify one or more specific products that will result from the project, such as a publication in a peer-reviewed journal, submission of a grant proposal to an external sponsor, a public performance and/or juried competition.  Additional details about the program can be found on our Faculty Support Grants webpage. 


Human Subjects Research and the IRB

The impact of the current COVID-19 event on humans subjects research may be significant.  Please click here for a memo from IRB Chair Kevin Brown regarding human subjects research. 

Recent Policy Updates

Research Participant Incentives. 

CSUEB now has a policy that permits compensation in the form of an incentive for participants in human subjects research.  Research participant incentives may be paid to current CSUEB students and people that are non-CSUEB students or employees.  CSUEB employees may not be paid a research participant incentive.  Student incentives are paid in the form of a credit of a student's University Student Account.  Incentives for people that are not CSUEB students and employees may be paid in the form of a gift card.  More information about human subjects research participant incentives can be found on the ORSP Policies Website.  



Workshop: How to use PIVOT

This workshop will introduce PIVOT and other resources to find grant opportunities. During this workshop, you will learn how to set up your PIVOT profile. With your PIVOT profile, you will be able to receive regular notices of new funding opportunities customized to your research interests. This workshop will be 1:00-2:00 on Zoom. Please RSVP to Chantal Ebarle to receive the Zoom link.

ORSP Calendar of Events

Contact Us

  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., SF 302
  • Hayward, CA 94542