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Every day, faculty, staff, and students at each of Pepperdine's five schools are engaging in research and scholarship across many disciplines. This great work would not be possible without the support available to Pepperdine scholars, including internal and external grant opportunities, information regarding the University's institutional review boards (IRB), and programs that provide unique opportunities for student research. Below, explore the featured research conducted by the Pepperdine community and the ways in which the University assists in these endeavors.


Funding Opportunities


Explore the many research administration services RGFR offers by assisting in acquiring and managing externally funded projects.

Explore the internal grant funds available for faculty to support research and scholarship.




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Explore the latest research and scholarship from Pepperdine faculty, staff, and students.

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Explore a well-rounded collection of centers and institutes that support the University mission as they complement and enhance learning and personal growth.

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Share Your Research Achievements

Our office would like to highlight your accomplishments, please submit the following information:

  • Who are the contacts for this story?
  • An overview of your research-related achievement
  • Event or accomplishment synopsis (what is happening, who is involved, key details, etc.)
  • In what division does this story belong (Seaver, GSEP, PGBS, CSOL, or SPP)?
  • Upload any photos or documents

Having Issues? Email rgfrinfo@pepperdine.edu directly.

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Provost Jay Brewster

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