The Office of Research at CCNY

The Office of Research (OR) at CCNY is headed by the Interim Associate Provost for Research, Dr. Ranajeet (Ronnie) Ghose. Dr. Ghose came to City College in 2002 as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department (now Chemistry and Biochemistry). 

In addition to having a productive and well-funded research program, Ronnie has considerable administrative experience, serving as a Program Director in Molecular Biophysics at the National Science Foundation, Vice-chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Chair of the College Research Council from 2018-2020.

There are several offices under his leadership, working together to ensure active research on campus with full compliance in ethics, safety, and social responsibility while advancing our knowledge in humanities, arts, education, social issues, and STEM fields. These offices are:

  • The Office of Research Compliance & Ethics (RCE) expects to further the College’s fundamental mission of excellence in teaching, research, and service by promoting and providing campus-wide education and safety in the conduct of all research activities; incorporating and adhering to the highest standards outlined in ethical and research integrity; and establishing a cooperative framework for research compliance that will foster a cultural awareness of responsibility and conscience for research-related Federal and State laws, regulations and policies.  RCE's objectives include providing information and support to City College’s research community, and ensuring those systems are in place to facilitate researchers’ adherence to the laws, rules, and policies governing their research activities safely, effectively, and efficiently.  Research Compliance and Safety aims to proactively anticipate and prevent research-related problems before they arise without impairing the research.
  • The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs (GSP) is to provide the CCNY campus with professional guidance and administrative support for all externally funded research and other sponsored project activities.
  • The Animal Care Facility (ACF) is responsible for managing all facilities in which animals are maintained for teaching and research programs at City College. We offer resources for campus faculty, students, and staff in their research-related activities through training and technical assistance.

In addition, Research Development at the Office of Research is to expand the research portfolio of CCNY, provide researchers with campus information on external funding opportunities, and assist the research team in developing strong proposals to compete in research funding.

Working closely with The Office of Environmental Health & Occupational Safety (EHOS), CCNY is committed to protecting the health and welfare of students, faculty, staff, and visitors while at the City College of New York (CCNY).  Together we maintain a healthy and safe campus and foster a culture of safety throughout the college.

Last Updated: 01/03/2024 22:34