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Building KPU Through Applied Research

Office of Research and Research Services

Applied research is integral to KPU’s polytechnic culture—where thought meets action—not to mention key to productive community engagement and social innovation. It allows you, our students, and faculty to apply practical knowledge and skills in real-world contexts and establish mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships with local communities, industry, and government.

We are committed to actively supporting your authentic, relevant, and innovative research, scholarship and creative artistry. Our Office of Research and Research Services (ORRS) offers a broad range of opportunities within distinctive programs, and assists researchers with proposal preparation and administration of sponsored projects. The office also collaborates with faculty to find funding sources, develop research plans, outline project management metrics, and prepare reports.

Romeo: Submit draft application 2 weeks prior to the deadline to guarantee a full review by the ORRS. 
Agency Portal: Final application must be submitted 5 business days prior to the grant submission deadline. This will allow sufficient time for the Dean and AVP, Research to review the final application. 


The 5th Annual Symposium on Cyber Security and Digital Forensics will be held on Friday, March 29th, 2019 at the Wilson School of Design, KPU Richmond campus. Registration Link:


Stay tuned for details of the KPU Teaching, Learning, Scholarship & Research Symposium, April 24-26, 2019