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.
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Celebrating outstanding researchers, scholars and scientists
A ceremony March 4 will celebrate the winners of the 2019 UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year, Inventor of the Year and Team Research awards.
Fossils of the future to mostly consist of humans...
As the number and technology of humans has grown, their impact on the natural world now equals or exceeds those of natural processes, according to scientists.
NSF awards UIC $1.5M for new data science institute
A multidisciplinary team of University of Illinois at Chicago researchers received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to form a new data science institute.
A new link between migraines, opioid overuse may be key...
About 10% of the world population suffers from migraine headaches, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. To alleviate migraine pain, people are commonly treated with opioids. But, while opioid treatment can provide temporary pain relief for episodic migraines, prolonged use can increase the frequency and severity of painful migraines.
UIC, IDPH receive $9.5M for maternal outcomes improvement project
A $9.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration will help the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Illinois Department of Public Health improve maternal outcomes in Illinois.
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