Research Resources

UAB Faculty – Research Resources Guidebook

PDF guide covering research for all areas of the University

Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED)

Leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB. OVPRED oversees Core Facilities, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and Institutional Review Board.

Integrated Research Administration Portal (IRAP)

Electronic submission of funding applications and compliance forms for future research initiatives.

Research Data Management

UAB investigators will be required to submit data management plans (DMPs) with grant proposals and insure that copies of publications and the associated data are deposited as required by the granting agency.

UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The nexus for UAB innovation, entrepreneurial educational models, applied research, and management of intellectual property.

Funding Sources and Grant Opportunities

Presentations and general information related to effective grant writing.

Office of Postdoctoral Education

UAB is committed to the development and success of outstanding postdoctoral scientists.

Conflict of Interest Review Board (CIRB)

Charged with the ongoing development of policies and procedures related to conflicts of interest in sponsored research, review of disclosures of financial interests submitted by investigators, and the development of conflict of interest management plans.

Research News

UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopa
UAB researchers discover why brain neurons in Parkinson’s disease stop benefiting from levodopa
The mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.
Precision medicine clinical trial available for cancer patients at UAB
Precision medicine clinical trial available for cancer patients at UAB
UAB now offers the largest cancer precision medicine clinical trial, NCI-MATCH, with customized treatments for patients based on genetics.
UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye
UAB optometrist improves treatment and care for patients with dry eye
Individuals with dry eye have hope as researchers continue to learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments.
Technology improves clinical trial management and patient experience
Technology improves clinical trial management and patient experience
UAB has implemented a new application suite to improve clinical trial management, and enhance communication among trial sites and with study participants.
Discovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson’s disease
Discovery may lead to a treatment to slow Parkinson’s disease
Researchers have found that an interaction between a mutant gene and alpha synuclein in neurons leads to hallmark pathologies seen in Parkinson’s disease, findings that may lead to new mechanisms and targets for neuroprotection.

Parking and Transportation



All vehicles parking on UAB property must be registered with Parking and Transportation Services and must properly display the appropriate lot permit.

Employee parking for decks and lots is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and parking facilities may have restrictions based on buildings they serve or job classification. A waiting list is kept on any parking facility that has demand greater than capacity. Free bus service is also available from remote lots through Blazer Express.

Parking permit fees are paid through automatic payroll deduction.

Apply for a faculty parking permit
Faculty with an active full-time parking assignment who are paying the standard monthly parking fee have access to certain additional parking decks and lots 5 p.m. to 6 a.m. weekdays and 24 hours on weekends. Please call the parking office at 205-934-3513 for more information.

The campus parking map highlights parking locations, with employee lots shown in green. If you cycle to campus, there's a map for bike rack locations.

UAB also has a carpool program to promote carpooling as an attractive alternative to individual commuting.

The UAB Parking & Transportation office is located at:
608 8th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294-4550

Phone: 205-934-3513
Fax: 205-975-9529
Email: UABParking@uab.edu