Welcome - Our services include:

Grant Funding - support for all stages of grant development and management - help finding funds from government agencies and private foundations - grantsmanship training.

Research Services and Compliance - resources and support for research and other creative scholarship, including planning assistance, mentoring, datasets, seed grants, symposia, Research Advisory Council - oversees research compliance, including Human Subjects (IRB), Animal Subjects, Research Integrity, and related areas - provides guidance and training for faculty, staff, and students on research regulations and compliance topics.

Intellectual Property - home of the Office of Intellectual Property - information about protecting intellectual property through patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks - information for business and industry on licensing intellectual property developed at UNI - guidance for the use of material protected by copyright.

Principal Investigator Guidelines

We've updated our Who Can Be a PI document. 

PI Database

Effective July 1, 2015 - the PI Database will not be available. It is undergoing updating and revisions. Thank you for your patience.

Administration Change

Effective July 1, 2016 Tolif Hunt will be Director of Research and Sponsored Programs.

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Anyone interested in research involving human participants should send an email to Anita Gordon at anita.gordon@uni.edu and ask to be included in the RSP-IRB list.

Receive news and information related to managing a sponsored project at RSP-Postaward list.

News and Announcements

In an effort to improve the Proposal preparation and submission process for faculty and staff, the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs has developed a new standard Proposal Budget template, and electronic Proposal Routing and Approval Form (PRAF). The key purpose of developing these

Please click here to find a list of current funding opportunities divided into four categories: Arts, Humanities and International, Education and Economic and Community Development, Health and Mental Health, and

For past events and announcements, please see: News and Announcements Archive