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List of resources relevant to UIC SPH public health researchers categorized by topic area. Expand each topic to view links to both internal and external resources. We will continue to update this list with new additions.
For UIC Faculty, Staff, and Students
Search for funding opportunities in all areas of research, including federal, private sponsors, domestic, and international awards. Create custom searches and email alerts. Use your UIC login if you already have an account or click “Create Account” to join. Pivot is available to anyone with a UIC netid.
OVCR Funding Portal
Search all the open opportunities UIC Research Development has announced in newsletters: Limited Submissions, RDSNews, and special topics such as COVID-19 Opportunities and Data Science.
Limited Competition Opportunities
Search opportunities for which pre-authorization must be granted prior to submitting a full proposal to the sponsor. More information about Limited Competitions at UIC can be found here.
Formerly known as IRIS, this database contains over 8,000 federal and 6,000 foundation opportunities. Set up an account using your UIC email address to search.
UIC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Help searching for corporate or foundation funders for UIC programs and projects. List of upcoming grant opportunities from non-federal sponsors.
Federal Grant Search Tools
Search federal grant opportunities. Create an account to save searches and subscribe to announcements.
NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts
Search NIH’s official publication of notices of grant policies, guidelines and funding opportunity announcements (FOAs). View recent postings in the NIH table of contents weekly. Subscribe to receive updates!
EPA Grant Programs
Description of Environmental Protection Agency grants and funding.
HRSA Grant Funding
Search Health Resources and Services Administration funding opportunities.
Non-Federal Grant Search Tools
Philanthropy News Digest
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for U.S.-based nonprofit and grantmaking organizations.
Information Technology@UIC: one-stop shopping for computing services and free software downloads
Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for Education and Research (ACER): high performance computing
Webstore: discounted software for University faculty, staff, and students
Data storage links
REDCap a secure, HIPAA-compliant, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases
Qualtrics a web-based survey platform for creating, publishing, and analyzing survey data available to support teaching and academic research.
Box University Box file sharing accounts are available to current UIC students, faculty, and staff (external affiliates are not eligible).
Box Health Data Folders Individuals in a covered component of the University of Illinois Covered Entity may request a Box Health Data Folder (BHDF) that is capable of securely storing protected health information.
UIC Research Guide: NIH Data Management and Sharing Comprehensive guide with resources, examples, tutorials, and more
Human Subjects/Research Participants
UIC Human Subjects Research – Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS)
UIC human subjects research policies, training, and information.
UIC Research – IRB Submission System
Electronic submission system for UIC IRB applications and Conflict of Interest disclosures
CCTS Regulatory & Bioethics Support
Provides centralized and accessible advice, guidance, and resources for investigators
NIH Human Subjects Research
Useful information and tools for including human subjects research plans in NIH grant applications
NIH Definition of a Clinical Trial
Information and resources to help identify whether a study is considered by NIH to be a clinical trial
NIH Decision Tool: Am I Doing Human Subjects Research?
Platform to enable IRB reliance for multisite studies and single IRB
Repository collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to UIC research and scholarship
Find researchers at UIC. Identify potential collaborators. Track productivity.
UIC Research Open Access Publishing Fund supports faculty, researchers, staff, post-docs, and students who want to make their journal articles free to all readers
SPH Website/Faculty Expert Guide & Profiles
Office of Technology Management
Digital Scholarship Hub Workshops
UIC Library recordings of workshops on topics, including data analysis and visualization tools
UIC Library Public Health Research Guide
Literature review materials, guides, and databases