The Office of Research Operations and Communications provides strategic leadership and support to the Office of Research and Innovation. The office consists of three units: Strategic Initiatives, Education and Training and Marketing and Outreach.
The Strategic Initiatives unit supports the development, planning and implementation of the Office of Research and Innovation’s strategic goals and initiatives. The unit also oversees the Vice Chancellor’s advisory committees and facilitates collaboration with university partners. The Strategic Initiatives unit supports the launching of new Office of Research and Innovation core centers, institutes, large project-based extramurally funded programs, and initiatives and in building research infrastructure.
Marketing and Outreach
The Marketing and Outreach unit is responsible for promoting NC State’s activity and reputation in research and innovation. Marketing and Outreach leads all communications and marketing activities for Research and Innovation and all its units. They also facilitate interactions and joint communications initiatives between Research and Innovation, University Communications and other campus colleges and departments.
Kim DickWeb Content Manager
Sarah PowersGraphic Designer
Deborah StrangeMarketing Writer
Gary AlexioWeb Developer
Education and Training
The Education and Training unit develops and implements education and training programs to serve the research community. Education and Training supports campus initiatives by linking educational activities directly to long-term strategic goals and applying various techniques to improve the quality and relevance of education and training for the research and innovation community across NC State University.