Pitt Research

Pitt Research couples the research efforts of faculty and students to funding agencies, corporate sponsors, other institutions, and government entities, and assures integrity, compliance, and excellence. Rob Rutenbar, the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, provides strategic vision, leadership, and partnership expertise that helps University of Pittsburgh faculty and students advance their world-class research, scholarship, and innovation.

Upcoming Events

18 Nov
Considerations When Conducting Research Outside the U.S.

Are you planning on conducting research internationally? Join us to learn about the tips, tools, and where to find the necessary resources. This workshop...

November 18, 2019 12:00 p.m.
18 Nov
Steel City Startups: Pitt x CMU

Join us for this reception to kick off Global Entrepreneurship Week at the University of Pittsburgh. This event will start with a networking reception for...

November 18, 2019 5:30 p.m.
19 Nov
Pitt x CMU PDMA Competition

PDMA Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh's Chapter of the Product Development and Management Association) will help celebrate Pitt and CMU’s Global Entrepreneurship Week...

20 Nov
ClinicalTrials.gov: Background, Requirements & Process

This session will provide an overview of the regulations and policies governing the online registration of clinical trials and results on the...

November 20, 2019 12:00 p.m.
20 Nov
Everyone Wins, Meet UpPrize Social Innovators

Interested in learning more about taking entrepreneurial action to help solve local, regional, national or global challenges? Join us for a conversation...

November 20, 2019 5:30 p.m.
21 Nov
Startup Job Fair

Do you want to be a part of something from the ground up? Interested in working for a start-up? Attend the Start-Up Job Fair to network with over 40...

02 Dec
Learn About Good Research Practices

Overseeing a research study can be challenging, especially if you are new to the research environment. This workshop will provide an overview of the various...

December 02, 2019 1:00 p.m.
03 Dec
NIMH Clinical Research Compliance and Oversight Monitoring

The Office of Research Protections is pleased to announce that Yancy Bodenstein, MS, MPH and colleagues from the Clinical Trials Operations Branch, Office of...

December 03, 2019 10:00 a.m.
05 Dec
ClinicalTrials.gov: Updated Quality Control and Posting Procedures

Beginning in January 2020, the National Library of Medicine is expecting to update their procedures governing quality control review and posting of summary...

06 Dec
First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you'll need to attract customers, learn about...

December 06, 2019 7:30 a.m.
06 Dec
Office Hours For Innovators & Entrepreneurs at LifeXLabs

LifeX Labs offers innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to consult with experienced and trusted service providers at no cost. These 30-minute meetings...

13 Dec
Second Step:  Developing A Business Plan

Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and...

December 13, 2019 7:30 a.m.
29 Jan
Compensating Your Research Participants

Learn about Pitt's Vincent Payment Solution which was customized to meet the needs of Pitt/UPMC researchers. This session will provide a brief overview of...

13 Feb
Data Security Best Practices for Researchers

This session will provide researchers the foundation for good data security practices. Protecting research data is a fundamental obligation to study...