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Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)

Vision & Mission

Our Vision

The creation of an integrated information management system that will enhance the ability of the faculty, administrators, and staff at the University of Washington to procure and administer research grants and contracts.

Our Mission

ORIS, a division of the Office of Research, coordinates, develops, and supports electronic research administration for faculty and staff at the University of Washington. Goals include:

  • Improve service to Principal Investigators (PIs) and research and administrative staff, enhance their ability to obtain funding, reduce their workload, and streamline the processing of their proposals.
  • Provide authorized individuals with convenient access to timely information on the status of proposals and awards.
  • Increase the efficiency of Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA) to meet growing workload demands with limited resources.
  • Prepare the University of Washington to meet the requirements of the Federal agency-sponsored Electronic Research Administration (eRA).
  • Maintain the University of Washington's position as a leading public research University.