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Research and Outreach

The University of Rhode Island has a strong tradition of research and outreach in areas that affect people in their daily lives, with particular focus on marine and environmental sciences; children, families, and communities; health sciences; and advanced technology and expertise. URI receives more than $60 million annually in sponsored research funds and consistently ranks among the top institutions in the nation receiving environmental research funds.

Division of Research and Economic Development

Seek assistance with funding opportunity searches, proposal preparation and submission, budgets, compliance in animals and human subjects research, conflict of interest info, technology transfer and intellectual property and patent issues.

Graduate Studies

Graduate programs for persons holding the baccalaureate degree from a recognized accredited institution and wishing to take graduate-level courses at the University.

Marine and Environmental Programs

The Office of Marine Programs is the education and outreach arm of the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. OMP efforts focus in the areas of marine and environmental education and science communications and reach audiences in Rhode Island, throughout the United States, and around the world.

Outreach Programs

Outreach at URI consists of teaching, research and service activities that connect the University in mutually beneficial relationships through the exchange and application of knowledge with non-traditional audiences in the state, nation or world.

University Libraries

Provides materials and services across campuses, including providing for-credit instruction, collaborating with faculty across disciplines to provide targeted class-specific instruction, and selecting print and electronic resources in accordance with the University's mission.