Research Network

OU ResearcherThe Research Network at the University of Oklahoma includes the Norman, Tulsa and Health Sciences Center campuses. Members of these campuses provide sophisticated collaborative services to those persons and organizations working with the University of Oklahoma. Visit the Web Links listed below for more information on the Research Network at OU.


  • Research Cabinet
    The Research Cabinet coordinates strategic research across all three University of Oklahoma campuses.
  • Vice President for Research, Norman Campus (including Norman Campus Programs at OU-Tulsa)
    Responsible for the development and/or dissemination of official policies in the research and creative activity arena, as well as the facilitation of faculty, student and staff scholarship in all disciplines represented on the Norman Campus.
  • Vice President for Research, Health Sciences Center
    Lead research activities on the Health Sciences Center Campus in Oklahoma City.
  • Vice President for Strategic Planning and Economic Development
    Responsible for the university’s technology related intellectual property, research and trade-related security, and technology-related entrepreneurial and economic development efforts.
    • Corporate Engagement Office (CEO)
      Serves as an interface between industry, government and the OU Research Enterprise by aligning relationships with emerging opportunities, CEO identifies new partnership opportunities based on OU research capabilities, market trends and opernational needs.
    • Office of Technology Development (OTD)
      Stimulates the creation of intellectual property while managing the resulting assets in support of the mission of the University of Oklahoma.
    • Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth (CCEW)
      CCEW uses entrepreneurial processes to give students the opportunity to engage in real-world business enterprise, accelerate moving technology into the marketplace, and strengthen wealth development in Oklahoma and the nation.
  • Export Controls
    Export Controls reviews all non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements, determining whether a Technical Control Plan (TCP) is needed to bridge the non-disclosure agreement and the public/private sector party. Visit Export Controls for further information.
  • Offices of Research Services, Research Administration and Outreach Sponsored Programs
    These administrative offices facilitate the contractual process for sponsored research agreements between faculty and external sponsors.
  • College of Continuing Education and University Outreach
    This service-oriented arm of the University offers training opportunities to public and private entities worldwide.
  • Research & Development Communications
    This office shares information across the nation, highlighting the expertise and excellence of OU research.
  • Provost of the Norman Campus and the Provost of the Health Sciences Center
    These are the chief academic officers and leaders of faculty and programs located on the Norman, Tulsa and Health Sciences Center campuses.
  • Research Centers and Institutes
    The University of Oklahoma is fully engaged in research collaboration across a multitude of topics.  A list of the centers and institutes on each campus is below.
    documentOU Tulsa research centers and institutes
    documentOU Health Sciences Center research centers and institutes

  • Real Estate Operations Office
    This office coordinates all real estate and building space contractual relationships.
  • Link Office for the Norman Research Campus
    The office provides administrative and scheduling services for the Stephenson Research and Technology Center, One Partners Place, and Two Partners Place buildings on the south Research Campus located in Norman.
  • Norman Campus
    The primary campus for undergraduate students, the Norman campus offers multiple disciplines for study and research opportunities.  Please visit the Research Campuses tab for more information.
  • Health Sciences Center Campus
    The Health Sciences Center Campus is the primary medical campus for the University of Oklahoma.  Please visit the Research Campuses tab for more information.
  • Tulsa Campus
    The Tulsa Campus primarily focuses its efforts on undergraduate and graduate education geared toward community engagement.  Please visit the Research Campuses tab for more information.

Web Information

OU Research Campus/Link Office
OU Health Sciences Center Research

OU Tulsa Research
Vice President of Research (Norman Campus)
Real Estate Operations
Corporate Engagement Office (CEO)
OU Search Engine