The LS Research Team consists of a faculty and staff administrator in the LS Dean’s Office in addition to contracts and grants staff with expertise in pre-award and post-award support. These staff provide services in contracts & grant administration and financial management for several departments in the Social Sciences; and more general extramural support such as best practices to clusters, programs and centers within the College of Letters & Science at the University of California, Davis. This website was designed to provide a single location for important research-related information and to ensure every LS faculty and staff member has a reliable source for the topics outlined. From college policies, campus procedures and guidelines, to helpful tips from us, you will find it here! The LS Research Team’s overarching goal is to provide information, tools, and resources in the area of contracts and grants administration to ensure our faculty are competitive and prepared to submit the highest quality proposals. To that end, we look forward to working with you!