Gonzaga Faculty and Students Performing Research

Research & Creative Inquiry

At Gonzaga, research, scholarship, and creative productivity occupy critical roles among the faculty and have significant impact on students. Faculty bring knowledge, insights, and skills from their discipline into the classroom, laboratory, or studio space. Students benefit through opportunities to learn, research, and engage in creative endeavors under the guidance of expert professors.

GU Research Quick Facts

Awarded an NSF MRI grant for an Atomic Force Microscope 2019


Increase in research application submissions from 2018 to 2021


Year the Institute for Research and Interdisciplinary Initiatives (IRII) was launched

Awarded an NSF Advance with Willamette University 2019

Undergraduate Opportunities

Research Support

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs' (OSRP) mission is to provide faculty and staff with the services and resources needed to fund creative, scholarly, service and research efforts. OSRP also protects the interests of the University, departments, and faculty by ensuring compliance with sponsor rules and regulations.

Email Sponsored Research & Programs
Phone: (509) 313-5870

Lab research

Institute for Research and Interdisciplinary Initiative

The Institute for Research and Interdisciplinary Initiatives (IRII) brings together existing administrative functions related to scholarship and serves to advance and support faculty and student research.

  • Promote opportunities for faculty and student research at Gonzaga
  • Identify funding opportunities that align with research interests and program building efforts and student supportive services
  • Coordinate with universities and research institutions worldwide
  • Strengthen infrastructure in the spirit of creative research and inquiry

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