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 and VICIS announce partnership to deliver safer football helmets
UAB and VICIS announce partnership to deliver safer football helmets
UAB and VICIS have each made major strides in developing next generation football helmets in response to the growing concussion crisis, and they have partnered to combine expertise and intellectual property to bring more effective helmets to the market.
UAB involved in critical NIH study that identifies genomic features of cervical cancer
UAB involved in critical NIH study that identifies genomic features of cervical cancer
A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.
'Molecular scissors' could point the way to genetic cures
'Molecular scissors' could point the way to genetic cures
Thanks to the popular TV show Blacklist, America is becoming familiar with CRISPR, a revolutionary gene-editing tool. UAB scientists and students explain how it works — and how they are using these “molecular scissors” to cut a path toward genetic cures for sickle cell and brain diseases
The truth about vaccines: They are safe, and they save lives
The truth about vaccines: They are safe, and they save lives
David Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.
UAB investigators find repeat cesarean deliveries less cost-effective in low-risk women
UAB investigators find repeat cesarean deliveries less cost-effective in low-risk women
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
Recognizes online courses that exemplify best practices and innovation in online education, developed by full-time UAB faculty.
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.