Research at Rowan occurs in a collaborative, learning-centered environment. Highly qualified and diverse teams of faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity and community service. Our collaborations are local as well as international. Our faculty are renowned for their research expertise, as demonstrated by their competitive grant awards and publications in prestigious peer-reviewed journals.
With its focus on sponsored research, the office of the Vice President for Research is responsible for promoting, supporting and administering the research, scholarly and creative activity of Rowan faculty, staff and students.
The mission of the Office of Sponsored Programs is to provide Rowan faculty with information and guidance for the submission of proposals to federal, state, and industrial sponsors, and to provide effective stewardship of awarded funds.
The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) is responsible for aligning innovations to respond to commercially unmet market needs.
Faculty and students work side by side, entering into regional, national, and international collaborations, to conduct research. Teaching, scientific study, scholarship, creative activity and community service are emphasized.
The Tech Park features mixed academic and corporate facilities. Its goals are to expand and strengthen Rowan’s research and learning capacity, establish a technology-based entrepreneurial economy, and create value for surrounding communities.
Rowan University is committed to responsible and ethical conduct of research and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Our commitment is reflected in our policies and procedures which express our core values regarding research compliance, including the Human Research Protection Program (Institutional Review Board or IRB), Animal Welfare Program, Laboratory Safety Program, conflict of interest, research integrity, export controls and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).