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)
  • Conflict of Interest and Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Export Controls
  • Texas A&M Global Health Research Complex
  • Innovation and Business Development
  • Research Administration
  • Research Communications and Public Relations (Research Communications)
  • Research Compliance and Biosafety (RCB)
    • Animal Welfare Office
    • Biosafety
    • Human Research Protection Program
  • Research Development Services (RDS)
  • Research Enterprise Business Services (REBS)
    • Business Services
    • Research Technology Services
  • 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)
  • High Performance Research Computing (HPRC)
  • Interdisciplinary Life Sciences Building (ILSB)
  • Microscopy and Imaging Center (MIC)
  • Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS)
  • Texas A&M Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas (IDRT)
  • Texas A&M Energy Institute (Energy Institute)
  • Texas A&M Institute for Genome Sciences And Society (TIGSS)
  • Texas A&M Institute for Neuroscience (TAMIN)
  • International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) 
  • Texas A&M Institute for Sustainable Communities (IfSC)
  • Texas A&M Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering (IQSE)
  • Texas Sea Grant College Program