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The Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) office departments, Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Contract and Grant Administration (CGA), collaborate with MSU's researchers to provide effective and efficient administration throughout the research award process. Read more about the SPA mission and vision.

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Making It Real, Part 1 Video

SPA just released a new video on exciting international projects at MSU and related administrative efforts as shared by faculty.  Featured faculty include Dr. Eric Crawford, Anne Schneller & Dr. Terrie Taylor, discussing the focus, impacts and challenges of their research and why project

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SPA Fall 2017 Newsletter!

Our Fall 2017 issue includes stories of change and recognition, and provides information, resources, and data to tackle challenges that we may encounter in research administration. In this issue, here are just a few of the topics you

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NEW Essentials of Research Administration Registration System is LIVE!

Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) is pleased to announce the new online registration system for the Essentials of Research Administration (ERA) Certification Series is now LIVE!  This system is available on the SPA website (instead of through EBS), and all 2017 classes are now posted here:

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SPA Metrics, Fiscal Year 2017: 3,396 Proposals Submitted, 2,282 Awards Received, and $596,246,136 Funds Awarded

Based on date of acceptance by the Board of Trustees

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