As a major research university, the University of Delaware makes discoveries that improve lives. Faculty, staff and students tackle serious problems, solve mysteries and invent new technologies to benefit society.

This important work occurs in each of UD’s seven colleges and more than 70 research centers.

OCM staff build UD’s reputation as a research leader by translating and sharing research findings with the public through:

In collaboration with the UD Research Office, OCM staff are available to strategize with and advise researchers in meeting the “Broader Impacts” requirements for selected high-profile proposals. We also serve as liaisons with public affairs staff at the National Science Foundation and other agencies.

Contact OCM for guidance in the release of major research findings, preparing for media interviews, documenting discoveries through high-quality photographs and video, developing scientific posters or other aspects of research communications and outreach.