Texas Tech University

About the OR&I

Mission Statement

The Office of Research & Innovation facilitates excellent research, scholarship, and creative activities for all and promotes an academic environment embracing curiosity, innovation, debate, diversity, ethics and integrity.

The office supports responsible and safe conduct of research, faculty development and recognition, interdisciplinary collaborations, externally sponsored research, partnerships with industry and community and application of research for the benefit of society.

Vision Statement

The Office of Research & Innovation envisions a culture of creativity, discovery, innovation and collaboration, empowering Texas Tech University to become an elite national research university.

Core Values

The Office of Research & Innovation performs its duties with the highest level of ethics, integrity, efficiency, and transparency. The office considers the integration of research and teaching as vital to student learning. The office values open communication and input from all faculty, students, and staff while providing the best possible service to advance the research enterprise at Texas Tech University.