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Office of Research and Creative Scholarship
Administration Building 322, 4150 Administration Dr,
Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Research at Andrews

The Office of Research and Creative Scholarship (ORCS) seeks to promote excellence in research and creativity and foster an attitude of scholarly inquiry within the community of faculty and students of Andrews University.

The office supports the full spectrum of scholarly activity including the Scholarship of Discovery, the Scholarship of Integration, the Scholarship of Engagement, and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. This is done through conferences and symposia, grant awards, and much more. 

Andrews University is classified as a Doctoral/Research University (DRU) according to the Carnegie Classification. Learn more

General Conference Request for Proposals

The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists (GC) requests proposals for undertaking research on SunPlus accounting software in Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) organizations and institutions. For supplementary documents, please email our office. View RFP

Siegfried H. Horn Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship Award Recipients

The 2015 recipients of the Siegfried H. Horn Excellence in Research and Creative Scholarship Award are Carla Trynchuk, Professor of Music and String Area Coordinator, Department of Music, College of Arts & Sciences (Arts, Humanities and Education); Andrew von Maur, Professor of Architecture, School of Architecture, Art & Design (Professional Programs); James Hayward, Research Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, College of Arts & Sciences (Pure & Applied Sciences); and Wagner Kuhn, Professor of World Mission, Department of World Mission, Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary (Religion & Theology).

Andrews Research Conference: Early Career Researchers in the Social Sciences

The Call for Papers is open for the Andrews Research Conference: Early Career Researchers in the Social Sciences, which will take place at Andrews from May 13-17, 2015. The application deadline has been extended to February 20, 2015More Information


Adventist Conference on Family Research & Practice

The Call for Papers is now open for the 3rd annual Adventist Conference on Family Research and Practice (ACFRP), which will take place from July 16-18, 2015. 

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2014 Research Brochure

The 2014 Research Brochure is out! Articles include: Opera for Everyone (Charles Reid), Response to Intervention in Elementary Schools (Luana Greulich), Cricket to Cricket: Cricket Calling Songs and Neuronal Behavior (Benjamin Navia), Simplicity and Humanity: Waldenses and Environmental Design (Kathleen Demsky), The Stresses of Being a Pastor: The Struggle of Pastoral Families in the Adventist Church (Duane McBride, et al), and more! View PDF




From developing models to predict seabird behavior to tracking eye movement in the cognitive psychology lab, Andrews University faculty, staff, and students take seriously the motto "Seek Knowledge, Affirm Faith, and Change the World." 

Featured Research



Undergraduate Research and more!


Learn about the opportunities and resources available to faculty members.

Faculty Activity Report (FAR)

Faculty Research Grant (FRG)

External Grant Funding



Learn about the opportunities and resources available to students.

Conference Reimbursement

Undergraduate Research Scholar Award (URS)

Graduate Research Assistantship


The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance at Andrews University is committed to helping researchers —faculty, staff, and students comply with all applicable federal, state, and institutional requirements and policies.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)


Read the latest news about research being done at Andrews. 

Performances and Exhibits

Research Awards and Rankings

Research Conferences and Symposia and more! 


Andrews University is a partner and host to many symposia, conferences, and forums every year that promote scholarly research in a variety of disciplines. 

Andrews Research Events

Research Events Near Andrews

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