Research

Stonehill provides a comprehensive program that is designed to encourage, support, and reward faculty activities to enhance research and scholarship. This program, under the direction of the Provost and the Dean of the Faculty, permeates a number of offices and initiatives.

Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs provides a number of internal funding opportunities for faculty. These opportunities include sabbatical leave, the Conboy Award and Faculty Development Grants.

Office of Academic Development

The Office of Academic Development (OAD) serves the faculty and staff of the College in helping obtain external funding for scholarly research, academic program and curriculum development, and community service projects. The College requires that all applications for external funding for academic projects be submitted through the Office of Academic Development.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for overseeing and evaluating all aspects of animal care and use in research conducted at the College.

Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an institution-wide committee whose job is to protect the rights of human participants in research conducted at the College. Any research involving human participants conducted either at Stonehill College or under its sponsorship at another location, must be reviewed and approved by the IRB.

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience

The Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program is an opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform significant, publishable full time research under the guidance of and in collaboration with an experienced faculty researcher.

Grants & Awards

The College makes a number of internal grants and awards available to faculty while at the same time providing assistance in obtaining external funding for scholarly research, academic program and curriculum development, and community service projects.