Notre Dame Research Administration provides support, training, and guidance for questions related to federal, departmental, or operational policies associated with research at the University.

Policy Guidance

Notre Dame Research Administration can assist on questions related to research policies, including both federal or University. All relevant policies can be found in the Resources Library section of the website.


Notre Dame Research Administration offers extensive training opportunities for University researchers, including faculty, staff, and students, with the goal of keeping Notre Dame researchers up-to-date with the latest information in order to remain competitive in the ever-changing research landscape.

In addition to training and educational opportunities, such as the signature certificate program in Research Administration, discussion forums, networking meetings, and print and online training materials for research administrators are available.

For more information on the training opportunities offered by Notre Dame Research, including the certificate program, please contact the Policy and Training team.

Upcoming Training

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Society of Research Administrators International Annual Meeting


Location: San Antonio, Texas

October 22 - 26, 2016

The five day event will bring together research administrators from across the globe to learn, share and transform ideas into solutions with more than 150 innovative learning sessions. The Annual Meeting features a full slate of industry, government and subject matter expert speakers, as well as the prestigious Senior Executive Institute, focused specifically on the needs of high level decision-makers.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Grant-Winners Seminar: Writing Successful Grants

Time: -

Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium, University of Notre Dame

The ND Research Administration offers a full day grant writing workshop for academic researchers. Register at https://ndresearch/event/Porter-Registration-2016

Dr. Robert Porter will present the following:

“Writing Successful Grants” Workshop that reveals common pitfalls that can lead to early rejection of good ideas, matched with practical strategies for better writing. Special attention will be paid to the perspectives of grant reviewers and how to write in ways that will meet their expectations.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Need More Information?

For more information on any of the policy and training services, including to request new training courses or materials, please contact the Policy and Training Team or email