Division of Research

The Division of Research is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation.

Getting Started: Navigating the Research Life Cycle

Find Funding

Identify internal and external sources of research funding

Develop a Proposal

Budgets, positions, and proposal support

Submit a Proposal

Getting started with SRS, plus useful resources

Set Up a Project

Rules and guidelines

Manage a Project

Services to manage project

Division of Research Mission Statement

Texas A&M is one of the world’s leading research universities. The Division of Research will advance and strengthen all aspects of the research enterprise by implementing an enhanced, integrated, and strategic approach to:

  • Capitalize on our research strengths and knowledge to deliver solutions to serve public good
    • Grow our resources, infrastructure, data, and technology
    • Align opportunities with potential collaborators and research teams
    • Support interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary collaborations to advance research
    • Increase federal, state, and private funding
    • Provide effective research support
  • Build capacity through collaborations and strategic investments
  • Promote and ensure the highest standards of research integrity in proposing, conducting, and reporting research, and promote and facilitate safe, ethical, and scholarly activity that reflects the university’s mission and core values
  • Increase communication and enhance visibility with stakeholders to promote the value of research and the research enterprise

Division Centers, Institutes, and Facilities

The Division’s research centers and institutes bring together scholars and scientists—often from different disciplines—to tackle major research challenges.

Comparative Medicine Program

Enhances excellence in research and teaching at Texas A&M through high quality animal care at an affordable cost to the faculty

Hagler Institute for Advanced Study

A catalyst to enrich the intellectual climate and educational experiences at Texas A&M

High Performance Research Computing

Computing resources for cutting edge, collaborative, and transformative research

International Ocean Discovery Program

Responsible for overseeing the science operations of the riserless drilling vessel JOIDES Resolution, archiving the scientific data and samples and logs that are collected, and producing and disseminating program publications.

Image Credit: IODP, Texas A&M University, William Crawford

Microscopy and Imaging Center

Technologies in microscopy and related imaging for the life and physical sciences

Texas A&M Energy Institute

New approaches for multi-disciplinary energy research, education, and external partnerships

Texas A&M Global Cyber Research Institute endowed by Ray Rothrock ’77 and Anthony Wood ’90

Assists in engagement and coordination of information security and cyber defense programs

Texas A&M Institute of Data Science

New approaches to data science research, education, operations, and partnerships

Texas A&M Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas

Delivers critical research on disaster risk reduction, support state agencies with data analytics and decision-making tools, and generate evidence-based solutions that help Texas communities become more resilient.

Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences and Society

Unites genome scientists with researchers who study the social, economic, and ethical consequences and impacts of genomics technology

Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience

Strengthens interdisciplinary and collaborative research, enhances scholarship and research funding, promotes national visibility, promotes postdoctoral and graduate training, and offers unique undergraduate training opportunities

Texas Sea Grant College Program

The Texas Sea Grant College Program supports research, extension, outreach, and education programs that benefit the citizens, businesses, and communities of the state. Its scientific research has made demonstrable differences in the lives of Texans and the world at large.

University Centers, Institutes, and Facilities

Centers and Institutes

Brings together scholars and scientists—often from different disciplines—to tackle major research challenges.

Core Facilities

Core facilities provide access to state-of-the-art instrumentation, technologies, and specialized scientific services for faculty, researchers, and students.

By the Numbers

#4

in the nation in National Science Foundation (NSF) funding

(NSF HERD Report FY2022)

$1.148

billion in research expenditures (FY2021)

#26

top public schools in the nation


(US News and World Report, 2022)

1 of 24

to hold the designation as both land—, sea—, and space-grant university and Association of American Universities member