Who We Are
Research Administration in the Dean of Research office is responsible for policy, compliance, review and oversight of sponsored and other research and activities in the DoR units.
DoR Independent Laboratories, Centers, and Institutes
Stanford has 18 independent laboratories, centers and institutes, that provide a physical and intellectual intersection between schools and disciplines. These institutes, which are directed by the Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dr. Kathryn Ann Moler, are in line with Stanford's long standing tradition of crossing boundaries to tackle large problems, engaging faculty and their students in collaborations that range from international and economic studies to challenges facing the environment, energy and health. Many of the labs, centers and institutes provide funding for collaborative research and offer support for undergraduate and graduate students. More information about those opportunities are on the individual websites below.
Research Policy Handbook
The Research Policy Handbook is a collection of policies, guidelines and general information related to the research enterprise at Stanford.
Training and Resources Section
The following training is priority to gain access and insight into Stanford systems, policies and practices.
Financial Confidentiality Agreement (FIN-PROG-0010)
Research Administration Training Courses (including Cardinal Curriculum Levels I and II)
Using Stanford’s Chart of Account (FIN-0102)
Other Research Administration related how tos, tools, forms and documents, including the following can be found here.
Set-up or Modify PTAs
Subaward Forms and Checklists
No Cost Extension
RA Leaders Group RAL information
The Research Administration Leaders group is an initiative for staff development and engagement. This group is made up of RAs from DoR units who are subject matter experts and is available as a resource for RA questions, training and mentoring.
Email Contact: RALeaders@lists.stanford.edu
eCertification System: for Review and Certification of Expenditures
The eCertification system supports a single consolidated review and certification process for managing sponsored project expenditures and cost sharing commitments. PIs can review and certify, as required, all sponsored project expenditures of any type online in one system.