Resources and Training
To support UIS faculty, staff, and student research, we provide resources, facilities, tools, and training materials. Specific topics, such as Human Subjects Research, are also available. In addition, the staff of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs are available for classroom visits and workshops.
off-campus access/netid Powerful search engine based on your research profile. Provides information on funding resources for research. Accessible only to University of Illinois students, staff & faculty. For full access, create an account by clicking on Sign Up and using your UIS email to connect to our institutional account.
The White House Office of Management and Budget has mandated that all 26 Federal agencies post their competitive grant opportunities here to facilitate ease in locating grants as well as downloading and submitting applications. Managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the aim of this site is to eventually become the central repository for federal grant information.
To view the latest news and information on the government grant system, follow their blog.
- Brookens Library
- Center for Online Learning, Research, and Service [COLRS]
- Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon
- Barber Observatory
- Survey Research Office
- Center for State Policy and Leadership
- Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance
- Art, Literature, Music in Symbolism and Decadence organization
UIS subscribes to the powerful Qualtrics survey software. View the ITS website for details.
UIS is part of the University of Illinois Campus Cluster, a massive computing resource.
The following e-presentation provides the basics for preparing a successful human subjects research protocol:
- Navigating-the-IRB-2016 (ppt)
New EU General Data Protection Regulations may apply to your research. Please consult the University of Illinois system supplemental privacy notice for more information. This article describes the GDPR implications for secondary research, such as public clinical trial data.
External IRB Resources
Chastain, G., & Landrum, R.E. (1999). Protecting Human Subjects. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Sales, B.D., & Folkman, S. (2000). Ethics in Research with Human Participants. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Conflict of Commitment and Interest
New policy went into effect July 19, 2018.
COCI Policy and training session schedule
Every semester we sponsor on-campus training workshops through the Faculty Development Office.
NIH produces a podcast “All About Grants” with regular tips and tricks.
We had a workshop on grant writing on Oct. 6, 2017, from 10-11:30 in PAC H. This “flipped” workshop used the materials below.
- Finding Funding
Powerpoint slides (grant writing workshop part 1.pdf) and YouTube lecture
2. Tips for Success
Powerpoint slides (grant writing workshop part 2.pdf ) and YouTube lecture
3. Application Process
Powerpoint slides ( grant writing workshop part 3.pdf ) and YouTube lecture
Competitive Scholarly Research Grant program
This workshop on Jan. 26, 2018, specifically addressed how to apply to the UIS internal grant program.
Powerpoint slides (CSRG Presentation 2018.PDF) and YouTube video: