Powering Discovery and Creating the Future

At our research-intensive, urban public university, we are proud to embolden the next generation of research pioneers. Our world-renowned researchers and scholars collaborate across disciplines, colleges and campuses as they address the most pressing challenges throughout the world and in our communities.

Our Impact

Latest News

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UC plays to its strengths by identifying the platforms that will support Digital Futures, opening in the 2021-2022 academic year.

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The Office of Research awarded roughly $881,000 to researchers during the 2018-2019 academic year. We sat down with one of the awardees, Dr. Jiaqi Ma, to talk about driverless cars.

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UC will host the Emerging Creatives Student Summit in March 2020 for the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities.

Facts + Figures

The Office of Research is accelerating research at University of Cincinnati and economic growth in our region by connecting industry, government, and community leaders with the University of Cincinnati thought leaders and innovators. Together, we can positively impact the lives, environment, and the economy in our region and beyond. Some of our key research strengths are highlighted below.

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Analytics

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Cyber

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Robotics

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Sensors

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Skin Science

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Adolescence

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Cancer

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Digital Humanities

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Infectious Diseases

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Medical Devices

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Neuroscience

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Smart Cities

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Sustainability

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Urban Futures

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Events + Training

22
Jul

Event

Fundamentals: Introduction to Sponsored Administration (7/22)

Time: July 22, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

An introduction to the world of sponsored programs. Learn the language and jargon of the field, the history of university-based research, the differences between funding mechanisms, and an overview of the various laws and regulations governing sponsored awards.
24
Jul

Event

Fundamentals: Proposal Submission Basics (7/24)

Time: July 24, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

Learn about the basics of proposals, the different types of applications, the roles of various offices in the submission process, and the keys to helping manage the submission of a successful proposal. Certifications, approvals, review, and submission will be discussed.
29
Jul

Event

2019 AIAA Intelligent Systems Workshop (7/29 - 7/30)

Time: July 29, 8:00 AM - July 30, 9:00 PM

Location: University of Cincinnati Main Campus

Target Audience: Researchers and Students

Research Office: Research Development

The American Institute for Aeronautics (AIAA) is hosting the 6th annual Intelligent Systems Conference on the University of Cincinnati's campus this July.

Topics discussed will include:
  • Human Machine Interaction
  • Vulnerabilities/security  of intelligent and autonomous systems
  • Integrating Autonomy into Existing Ecosystems
  • Developing an Intelligent Systems Workforce
The conference will also host a lightning talk and poster competition for students including monetary prizes.

There is a cost to attend: $150 for standard admission and $35 for students

Visit istcws2019.org for more information and to register.
29
Jul

Event

Fundamentals: Proposal Submission: Opportunities, Budgets, and Justifications (7/29)

Time: July 29, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

Discover some of the tools available to find opportunities for grant submissions, and how ou can help and work with the faculty in your department to help them locate potential sources of funding. Learn how to help your faculty create effective budgets and budget justifications. Learn about F&A costs, cost shares, subawards, and other key pieces of the budget process.
31
Jul

Event

Fundamentals: Proposal Submission: Grant Review and Award Setup (7/31)

Time: July 31, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

Learn about what happens after grants have been submitted - the peer review process, what to expect in advance of a grant receiving funding, and how to get your awards set up and ready to go in a timely and efficient manner. We will discuss "Just In Time" information requests, compliance issues, negotiations, pre-award spending, and final execution of agreements.
01
Aug

Event

STEM Accessibility Conference (8/1)

Time: August 1, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Location: 1819 Innovation Hub

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Staff

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The STEM Accessibility Conference, presented by the University of Cincinnati, is a two-day workshop held August 1 & 2, 2019, and will bring together a community of experts to discuss career pathways in STEM disciplines, and collectively identify and begin to address challenges preventing students with developmental disabilities from actively engaging in learning experiences and pursuing STEM careers.

Stakeholders at this conference will include K-12 STEM and Special Education teachers, corporate, government, and non-profit employers, parents, and students with developmental disabilities. The workshop features networking, discussions, and presentations by national experts in the fields of disability studies, STEM education, and workforce development.

All meals included, day care available upon request.

For more information:
Chris Atchison
christopher.atchison@uc.edu
513.556.3613
02
Aug

Event

STEM Accessibility Conference (8/2)

Time: August 2, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Starfire Council of Greater Cincinnati

Target Audience: Faculty, Students, Staff

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

The STEM Accessibility Conference, presented by the University of Cincinnati, is a two-day workshop held August 1 & 2, 2019, and will bring together a community of experts to discuss career pathways in STEM disciplines, and collectively identify and begin to address challenges preventing students with developmental disabilities from actively engaging in learning experiences and pursuing STEM careers.

Stakeholders at this conference will include K-12 STEM and Special Education teachers, corporate, government, and non-profit employers, parents, and students with developmental disabilities. The workshop features networking, discussions, and presentations by national experts in the fields of disability studies, STEM education, and workforce development.

All meals included, day care available upon request.

For more information:
Chris Atchison
christopher.atchison@uc.edu
513.556.3613
05
Aug

Event

Fundamentals: Post Award Management: Fiscal Fundamentals (8/5)

Time: August 5, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrators

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

Learn about the basic characterstics of various award types, the responsiblities of post -award management, and the essential stnards for cost - Allowability, Allocability, Reasonableness, and consistent treatment. Procurement, documentation, and budget modifications are also covered.
08
Aug

Event

Fundamentals: Post Award Management: Additional Topics (8/8)

Time: August 8, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:

Target Audience: Grant Administrator

Research Office: Sponsored Research Services

Additional areas of responsible fiscal management are covered here, including labor verififcation, award changes, no-cost extensions, carry forward, and subaward management. Close-out and transfer of awards is also discussed here.