The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) believes that research is fundamental to the success and mission of the University of Illinois at Chicago and its students, faculty, staff, and postdocs. We strive to grow, promote, advance, and safeguard research at UIC by conducting world-class research that advances the field of knowledge both locally and globally.
Announcements and Events
UIC receives $8M Army Research Laboratory grant
The University of Illinois Chicago has received an $8 million award from the Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, to support the development of specialized sensors to enable drones to use different types of fuel. They also will seek to advance hybrid-electric optimization, which has relevance for commercial drones and other vehicle types.
Four UIC faculty members earn DPI funding
Four University of Illinois Chicago researchers are the recipients of $500,000 in combined research funding from Discovery Partners Institute, or DPI.
Mental health research center gets $4M
A University of Illinois Chicago team has been awarded over $4 million to establish a research center focusing on the health and function of people with serious mental illness.
Four UIC scholars earn Fulbright awards for research, teaching
Four faculty members from the University of Illinois Chicago have been selected as Fulbright scholars for 2020-21. They are among 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the flagship international educational exchange sponsored by the U.S. government.
UIC, partners team up for $15.5M NSF-funded math institute
Mathematicians and statisticians from the University of Illinois at Chicago will join a collaborative group of researchers representing three other leading research universities in Illinois as part of the new Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation.
- Researcher examining drinking water quality with first NSF grant
- UIC receives $8M Army Research Laboratory grant for drone fuel sensor research
- Producing industrial chemicals without precious metals
- Top SEL expert named NoVo Foundation Endowed Chair at UIC
- New study finds Biden, Trump both likely to be ‘Super-Agers’
225->1 ROI OVCR has invested $2 million over the last two years in the Research Resources Center (RRC) which has generated $550 million in total awards
1564 FY 2017 Awards received by sponsor type
$1-> $14 For every $1 invested in Campus Research Board Intramural Funding, $14 are received in extramural funding