LIRA: Lehigh Integrated Research Administration

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Welcome to LIRA!


Submitting a proposal? 

Click here to start developing your proposal in LIRA.


Starting an agreement?

Click here to begin the agreement process in LIRA.


Need support?

Please see below for who to go to for support with proposal development in LIRA:

College Support  Contact
College of Arts & Sciences Joe Bates, Senior Grants Administrator
College of Business Gregg Henry, Director of Administration
College of Education
  • Gina Sierzega, Senior Research Program Development Officer or;
  • Huron Support
College of Health
  • Heather Messina, Assistant Director of Administration
  • Danielle Barzydlo, Coordinator of Pre-Award Research
P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • For budget preparation, your department Business Manager or;
  • Huron Support


Other Proposers Huron Support


For any other questions or technical system issues, please log a LIRA Jira ticket.

We also encourage you to check out our LIRA FAQs page for answers to commonly asked questions.


Want to learn more about the LIRA system?

You can find LIRA training materials and resources on our LIRA Learning site.

Upcoming training:

LIRA Crash Course!

Whether you are new faculty, department support helping with proposal development, or want a refresher on the system, please sign up for one of our “LIRA Crash Course” sessions!

We will be holding the “LIRA Crash Course” live on zoom on the dates below:

Date Time Zoom
June 15, 2023 10am-11am Click here
June 28, 2023 11am - 12pm Click here
June 30, 2023 1pm- 2pm Click here
July 6, 2023 2pm - 3pm Click here

This one hour session will focus on navigation, tips and tricks, and highlight the most important aspects of proposal development in LIRA. While predominantly developed for faculty and those who help with proposal development at the department level, all are welcome to attend!