Research & Innovation


Research Support

Mason, a Carnegie-ranked Research 1 university, helps faculty get the resources they need to conduct their research, scholarly, and creative work; to bring their discoveries to market; and to communicate broadly about our faculty excellence.

Research Assistance

Research assistance is available for all faculty and graduate students at Mason. Find resources for your school or college, or browse university wide resources below.

Collaborating with Students and Colleagues

The Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, and Research (OSCAR) is a nationally recognized program that helps connect faculty with undergraduate students to conduct research and creative work, provides stipends for students and mentors, funds undergraduate student travel, and more. Our interdisciplinary institutes are a fantastic way to connect with colleagues with similar interests and passions.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

We are also committed to helping you take your innovative ideas to market. Our Entrepreneurship and Innovation team can help you create a market-ready venture for your research, and our Office of Technology Transfer helps faculty researchers protect, market, and commercialize intellectual property developed at Mason.