Division of Research Writing Guide

The Division of Research writing guide helps create a consistent look for materials written and produced for the Division of Research. When using an acronym, please be sure to include the acronym in the first reference (e.g., Division of Research (DOR)).

References specific to the division

  • Division of Research. The consortium of offices, centers and facilities. On second reference use "division" or "DOR."
  • Vice President for Research. The designation "VPR" indicates the Vice President for Research.
  • Office of the Vice President for Research. The designation "OVPR" indicates the executive office of the vice president—the "specific administrative" office.  

The Division of Research uses the Associated Press Style Guide (AP) for press releases. For all other communications the division uses the Chicago Manual of Style

Division of Research Offices 

  • Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)
  • Comparative Medicine Program (CMP)
  • Export Controls
  • High Performance Research Computing (HPRC)
  • Innovation and Business Development
  • Research Administration
  • Research Compliance and Biosafety (RCB)
    • Animal Welfare Office
    • Biosafety
    • Good Laboratory Practices Program
    • Human Research Protection Program
  • Research Development Services (RDS)
  • Research Enterprise Business Services (REBS)
    • Business Services
    • Research Technology Services
  • Texas A&M Technology Commercialization (TTC)
  • Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services (SRS)

Centers, Institutes, and Facilities in the
Division of Research

  • Hagler Institute for Advanced Study at Texas A&M University (Hagler Institute)
  • Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB)
  • Microscopy and Imaging Center (MIC)
  • Texas A&M Energy Institute (Energy Institute)

Academic Affairs

  • Research Communications and Public Relations (Research Communications)