Research Resources

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.

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.


Established by the Senior Vice Provost and the Vice-President for Information Technology, the Research Data Management Working Group was charged with developing recommendations for support services that can be provided by various UAB entities to assist researchers in complying with Data Management requirements of funders and publishers.  The process was designed to be driven by investigator needs and included significant outreach to, and involvement with, the UAB Research Community.

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Data Management Snafus

Why is good data management so important?  This short video, prepared by librarians at the NYU Medical Center, takes a humorous, albeit serious, look at the problems.

Data Sharing and Management Snafu in 3 Short Acts

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