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Research and Sponsored Programs Office

The Research and Sponsored Programs Office (RSPO) is a centralized administrative unit reporting to the Associate Provost and Dean of Research . The RSPO provides support to the NPS' sponsored research and education programs and the NPS Institutional Research Program.

Specifically, the RSPO:


Research & Sponsored Programs Administration


Graduate Writing Center

Thesis Processing

Budget Proposal Development

Student Fellowships

Indirect Costs

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Export Control

Administers the NPS Institutionally Funded Research Program
Administers Research and Education Sponsored Programs
Administers Student Fellowship Programs
Administers NPS Agreements, Chair Professorships, Post-Doctoral Programs, Research Centers
Administers NPS Technology Transfer Program
Coordinates Contractual Services for Sponsored Programs
Processes NPS Theses
Publicizes NPS Research
Maintains NPS Faculty Expertise Directory

Jeffrey Paduan, Dean of Research