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 receives grant to study promising treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia
UAB receives grant to study promising treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia
A key Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grant will provide an opportunity for a UAB researcher to develop a new immunotherapy treatment approach for the leukemia most prevalent in Western countries.
UAB ranked 18th nationally in research funding among public universities
UAB ranked 18th nationally in research funding among public universities
UAB secured more than $328.5 million in federal research funding in 2015, ranking the institution No. 18 among public universities and No. 34 overall in the United States during a year in which UAB’s total research and development expenditures exceeded $516 million.
UAB celebrates World AIDS Day 2016 and 30 years of research in the clinical trials network
UAB celebrates World AIDS Day 2016 and 30 years of research in the clinical trials network
Three decades of clinical trials have changed the face of HIV/AIDS.
UAB names vice president of Research after national search
UAB names vice president of Research after national search
Christopher S. Brown, Ph.D., former vice president of Research for the University of North Carolina System and director and primary investigator of the NASA/North Carolina Space Grant, tapped to grow UAB’s $500 million annual research portfolio.
UAB vaults 36 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities
UAB vaults 36 spots in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities
U.S. News & World Report ranks UAB No. 162 in its 2017 Best Global Universities ranking, up from its rank of No. 200 in 2016 and 269 spots higher than the next-highest-ranked university in Alabama.

Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award

Nominations for the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award are now open and will be accepted through September 1, 2016.

To be eligible for this prestigious annual award, an individual must be a full-time, part-time, or emeritus member with a primary or secondary appointment of the faculty of the Academic Health Center, or a University Professor who has:

  • Advanced the frontiers of science or otherwise made a significant contribution to the health of people, or
  • Made an outstanding contribution to the Academic Health Center through education, research, or public service.

Nominations for faculty in the Schools of Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and Public Health, including Departments of the Joint Health Sciences, are welcome.

Nominations packets should include:
  1. a brief letter of nomination from the person submitting the nomination, and
  2. a current curriculum vitae of the nominee.
It is requested that nomination packets be in an electronic format and submitted via email to Linda Piteo, DFL Facilitator, at lapiteo@uab.edu. Hardcopy nominations may be submitted to Linda Piteo, AB 374, +0103.

The recipient will receive a $5,000 award and will be the keynote speaker at the DFL reception to be held in their honor in the fall.

Information related to the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award can be obtained by calling Linda Piteo at extension 4-9438 or by emailing her at lapiteo@uab.edu.


Past Recipients