Welcome to the RDIA website

RDIA’s mission is to nurture and promote state-of-the-art research, scholarship and creative work at Mason, providing resources that: promote the ethical and responsible conduct of research; and, assist the Mason faculty-postdoc-student community with the identification of external funding opportunities and the development of high quality proposals, sponsored projects and translational activities. The office staff provides services that: introduce Mason PIs to new and existing funding opportunities; facilitate the formation of effective multidisciplinary teams both within Mason and with other external partner organizations; result in the creation of higher quality, collaborative proposals; ensure productive relationships with colleagues in other Mason units including the Office of Sponsored Programs and Corporate and Foundation Relations; ensure the Mason community is knowledgeable about and complies with federal and other relevant regulations that pertain to the ethical and responsible conduct of research; identify compliance risks and communicate those risks to the Mason community; and finally, monitor and investigate instances of noncompliance, demonstrating the University’s commitment to practice to the highest ethical standards in research and scholarship.

RDIA’s mission is to nurture and promote state-of-the-art research, scholarship and creative work at Mason, providing resources that: promote the ethical and responsible conduct of research; and, assist the Mason faculty-postdoc-student community with the identification of external funding opportunities and the development of high quality proposals, sponsored projects and translational activities. The office staff provides services that: introduce Mason PIs to new and existing funding opportunities; facilitate the formation of effective multidisciplinary teams both within Mason and with other external partner organizations; result in the creation of higher quality, collaborative proposals; ensure productive relationships with colleagues in other Mason units including the Office of Sponsored Programs and Corporate and Foundation Relations; ensure the Mason community is knowledgeable about and complies with federal and other relevant regulations that pertain to the ethical and responsible conduct of research; identify compliance risks and communicate those risks to the Mason community; and finally, monitor and investigate instances of noncompliance, demonstrating the University’s commitment to practice to the highest ethical standards in research and scholarship.

Contact the staff of the RDIA office at George Mason University.