Research Service Center

Located on the 3rd floor of the Wishcamper Center.

The Research Service Center (RSC) serves as the major resource and support to USM faculty, staff, and students involved in externally-funded research projects. Center staff are available to assist with a full range of support and tools from the germination of a concept, through the development of a proposal, to executing and managing a funded initiative.

We are located on the Portland Campus in the Wishcamper Center and are available M-F from 8:00 AM to 4:30 AM or other hours by appointment. You can contact us by email, phone, or in person.

News & Events

The Greenwall Foundation is soliciting Letters of Intent for research aimed at helping to resolve important emerging bioethics problems in clinical care, biomedical research, public health practice, and/or public policy.
The William T. Grant Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry for projects designed to enhance understanding of the programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequalities in youth development. LOIs must be submitted no later than August 4, 2015 at 3pm. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals. Visit the Grant Foundation website for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, archived grant-related informational webinars, and application instructions.
This competition extends from the Teagle Foundation's mission to strengthen liberal arts education and enhance teaching and learning in the arts and sciences. Funded projects will involve a team of four to six postsecondary institutions, which will engage in curricular redesign that infuses the humanities and social sciences in one of the above three target areas. Concept papers are due July 1, 2015, and will be used as the basis for inviting full-length proposals. Grants ranging between $250,000 and $300,000 are available to support projects lasting 24 to 36 months.