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Introduction to Research Administration at Northwestern

This training program is geared towards research administrators and any staff involved in research administration.

  • It provides an introductory overview of the Office for Research and related offices, research roles and responsibilities, regulatory fundamentals, research compliance, and key concepts essential to research administration.
  • Staff from 20 units/offices introduce you to their offices, the services they provide, who to contact, tips and best practices, and additional training opportunities.

This training is ideal if you are:

  • New to the profession of research administration
  • Experienced in research administration but new to Northwestern
  • Experienced in your role but would like a refresher in certain areas

This training program can be completed either in-person or online:

Please contact us at or (312) 503-0054 with any questions. We also invite you to join our mailing list for announcements and updates.

Related Training:
Visit the Office for Research’s Research Tools for additional research-related training opportunities and resources.