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Research Policies, Guidelines and Information

Engineering Research Administration (ERA) complies with both internal and external policies and procedures. Our research administrators (RAs) can assist with interpretation and implementation of policies that govern research conduct.

The Research Policy Handbookcontains policies, guidelines and general information addressing the conduct of research activities at Stanford. Key chapters may be accessed from the following list:

Please visit Stanford's Administrative Guide to learn more about policies, which include accounting, gifts and procurements.

Federal Sponsor Policies

The following links provide more information about federal sponsor policies for agencies that most commonly fund engineering research. 

Please note: PIs must ensure their timelineincludes review and submission of proposals in advance; proposals are due to the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) at least 5 working days prior to the sponsor's deadline. 

Each Principal Investigator (PI) in the School of Engineering is supported by a Research Administrator (RA), for both pre and post award activities. Please visit the following list of  PI/RA Assignments