Departments and Related Units

photo: osp

Office of Sponsored Programs

The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs is to provide advice and support to the university community in the acquisition and administration of externally funded projects in furtherance of the instruction, research, and public service mission of the university.

Council on Research

Council on Research

The Council on Research at Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is a catalyst for discovery, knowledge and progress. Guided by its longstanding commitment to the highest standards of excellence in the support of research and learning, the Council pledges to provide the stewardship necessary to sustain and strengthen the University’s capabilities and to promote the use of those capabilities in service to society.


Office of Research Advancement

The LSU Office of Research Advancement (ORA), a unit of the Office of Research & Economic Development (ORED), was developed to create a supportive environment for emerging multidisciplinary initiatives.

Innovation and Technology

Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization

If you are an existing company looking for a new product or solution or an entrepreneur looking for a new business opportunity, LSU Innovation & Technology Commercialization can help you obtain rights to use cutting edge technology developed at LSU.


Office of Research Compliance & Integrity

The LSU Office of Research Compliance & Integrity, a unit of the Office of Research & Economic Development (ORED), supports the research enterprise by fostering a culture of safety and compliance with federal, state, and university regulations.


Upcoming Research Events