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Research Opportunities

Find current projects and research possibilities.
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 Find research opportunities based on your level of education. We encourage you to contact the individual department or program you and interested in directly.  

Undergraduate Research Opportunities 

Graduate Research Opportunities 

Post-Graduate Research Opportunities

Further research opportunities programs:

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) provides undergraduate students and faculty members the opportunity to work together on research or creative projects.

My U Signature Experience offers many opportunities in the areas of research. 

Contact your college or department for further information regarding current research. 



Collaboration & Mentoring

Find fellow researchers, specialists, or mentors to assist your research process. 
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Find A Researcher: The Find a Researcher database contains listings of University of Utah faculty and graduate students who are research topic experts and potential research collaborators

SciVal Experts is an expertise profiling and research networking tool that makes it easier for researchers and administrators to find expertise and enable collaboration with the University and across institutions by creating profiles for our funded faculty members.

Mentoring Resources, including "How-to Guides" on research related topics. 

Ask My Research Assistant


Liaisons are the primary advocates for U of U departments and programs.  They work with other members of College and Interdisciplinary Teams (CITs) in the library to provide: 

    - research assistance
    - classes and curriculum support
    - library collection building
    - other library support of academic departments

For a full list of Liaisons and their contact information, click here.


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Research-Related Classes

Prepare for your research by taking a class through the U, including our Research Administration Training Series.
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Research Administration Training Series: The University of Utah provides free classes to all faculty, students, and staff through the Research Administration Training Series. The curriculum includes traditional classes and lectures, interactive workshops, online instruction and educational resources provided to ensure compliance with federal regulations and to enhance the overall productivity of researchers. RATS also offers Certificate of Achievement Programs.

Find a list of Classes and workshops provided through the University of Utah's Marriott Library. 

The Faculty Institute features hands-on workshops and skill development opportunities in the area of Research. Workshop topics include helping engaged scholars find funding, locate publication outlets, and build sustainable partnerships. 

The U's Health Sciences Library also offers free classes.

Find further education and training through the Office of Sponsored Projects. 



Find funding opportunities, grants, assistance writing grant applications and data management plans. 
Finding Funding

Funding for research is offered at both the national and international levels. 

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The Grant Life Cycle provides an overview of the entire research proposal submission and administration process. The Life Cycle helps you to understand research policies and procedures and walks you through the challenges of finding funding and applying for and administering grants. 

Data Management Plans

To receive any funding, researchers usually must create a data management plan. These plans include how you will store your data, what kind of metadata standards you will set, what tools will you use, etc.? For further information regarding the creation of data management plans, click here.

Further guidance and resources for data management planning.


For faculty consultations regarding Data Management Plans, contact: 


The National Institutes of Health website can help you find funding opportunities, grants, and contracts. 

Find funding by searching through the National Science Foundation database. 

Find and apply for federal grants at


SciVal Funding comprehensively covers grants from Australia, Canada, the European Commission, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa,the United Kingdom, and the United States.

With more than 5,000 international sponsors, providing more than 20,000 active opportunities, there are many funding opportunities for which researchers both inside and outside of these countries are eligible. 



Finding Researchers

Plan Your Data Capturing

Find metadata standards in your given field, information on using REDCap & FURTHeR.
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 Metadata standards depend on the field of research and varies. It is recommended you understand the metadata standards used in your area of research before you begin. To find the metadata standards in your given area, visit a data repository in your given field. 

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)allows users to build and manage online surveys and databases quickly and securely, and is currently in production use or development build-status for more than 108,000 projectswith over 141,000 users spanning numerous research focus areas across the consortium.




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