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.

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

Researcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes international
Researcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes international
UAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.
Rheumatoid arthritis: seeking an answer, cell by cell
Rheumatoid arthritis: seeking an answer, cell by cell
UAB researchers will use a $1.8 million grant to look at single cells for altered expression of the interferon gamma receptor gene.
Researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment
Researchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatment
A treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.
Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis is reduced in a rat model using a cell-signaling inhibitor drug
Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis is reduced in a rat model using a cell-signaling inhibitor drug
Results show that JAK/STAT pathway inhibitors may be a new class of therapeutic treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Acting by reducing inflammation, they prevent neurodegeneration in animal models and may be an important new approach to slow progression of the disease.
First-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOT
First-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOT
The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.
Recognizing those who develop and nurture working relationships between faculty and staff across the UAB campus.
The Beckman Foundation is interested in funding students engaged in research in the areas of biology, biochemistry, biomedical engineering, chemistry, neuroscience and related disciplines.
The Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award and Phi Kappa Phi Artist Award honor those individuals who demonstrate the ideals of the Society.
Love of Learning Awards will help fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members.
Grant funding to Phi Kappa Phi chapters and individual members to fund ongoing literacy projects or to create new initiatives.
Fellowships support women scholars completing doctoral dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research, or finishing research for publication.
Monetary award for untenured faculty members whose academic work contributes to the understanding of the principles, practices, and institutions necessary to a free society or to the understanding of the classical liberal or libertarian tradition.
Annual award and research directorship program available to all faculty members
Funding in all fields for those interested in Scandinavian based research
Science and engineering minority students and faculty
Must have 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.
Recognizing faculty who have rendered outstanding service in the Birmingham community.
Applauds faculty in the field of the Arts and Sciences for notable achievements
Award recipients are chosen from each of the schools by a school-established selection committee. Honorees receive a cash award and a remembrance of achievement.