Office of Research


2013 Office of Research Annual Report 2013

About Us

The Office of Research at the University of Texas Pan American promotes, encourages, and provides assistance for research and scholarship and creative activities in all disciplines by the university faculty, staff, and students.  The services cover guidance on all research administration including funding opportunities, proposal development, research compliance and post award administration.  The office also facilitates the transfer of discoveries, creative works, inventions, and processes resulting from research and scholarly activities to the private sector to enhance the quality of life for society.


The UTPA Office of Research is the academic office that oversees the direction and guidance of the University’s research mission. It is responsible for policy formation and oversight related to the research process as well as training in the ethical conduct of research. The Office of Research promotes the creation and maintenance of a university environment that maximally encourages and supports research productivity. In addition, the Office of Research coordinates patents and technology marketing rising from inventions by University Faculty with the UT system.

Contact Us

Office of Research
Research & Innovation Building 1.106
The University of Texas-Pan American
1201 W. University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

Phone: (956) 665-2889
Fax: (956) 665-2940

Private Sector collaboration

Private individuals and groups can use this contact form to contact the Office of Research so that we may link you with the appropriate faculty, college, or department.

Upcoming Events

July 31 - Grant Budgeting

This workshop provides an introduction to basic grant budgeting terms and concepts. After the basic overview, the group will work together to complete a basic draft budget. Register at and select the correct date you would like to attend.

Place and Time:  REIN 1.102 ((large conference room) 10am to 12n


August 7 - The Basics of Searching, Preparing, and Submitting a Proposal in Cayuse 424
Learn about the Pre-Award process of completing an OSP Intent to Submit form, downloading a proposal opportunity in Cayuse and creating a proposal, submitting a proposal application in Cayuse, and how to utilize the Cayuse Routing and Approval submission system. Register at Look for "The Basics of Searching, Preparing, and Submitting a Proposal in Cayuse 424".

Place and Time:  REIN 1.102 (Large Conference Room) 10am to 11am