Tap into Research Support at Illinois

As a faculty researcher at Illinois, you have access to a robust team of experts in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation (OVCRI). From proposal submission and award management, to research safety, industry collaboration, and so much more, we’re here to support your world-changing research.

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Connect with our 10 Interdisciplinary Research Institutes

It started more than 30 years ago with a bold idea—bring researchers from different disciplines together under one roof (the Beckman Institute) and see what happens! Since then, we’ve set the standard for interdisciplinary research that addresses global challenges. Now, ten campus-wide institutes transcend college, school, and departmental boundaries to elevate ideas, drive discovery, and push the limits of our knowledge.

Find Research Funding

Need to find support for your research? The OVCRI can help you find new funding opportunities.

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Stay Compliant and Safe

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and its reporting units ensure university compliance with research-related federal, state, and local regulations; promote the ethical and responsible conduct of research; and provide assistance and training to faculty, staff, and students engaged in research.

Be Connected and Informed

Funding Newsletter

Subscribe to the OVCRI’s weekly funding email for internal and external opportunities.

Illinois Experts

Find Illinois research, view scholarly works, and discover new collaborators.

This Week in Illinois Research

Sign up for the OVCRI’s weekly communication for the campus research community.

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Access Technology Expertise

From building online surveys to managing and stewarding data, the University of Illinois has the resources to support your research.

Contact Us

Have a question or need more assistance? Let us know, we are here to help.