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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Research:

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

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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Skin Science

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Digital Humanities

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Infectious Diseases

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Urban Futures

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Active Awards


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FY19 Invention Disclosures

Events + Training



Research Development & Support Series: Outreach, Education and Infrastructure Panel (3/30)

Time: March 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Webex (Link coming soon)

Target Audience: Faculty, Research Staff, Postdocs, Graduate Students

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research



Research Development & Support Series: Early Career Grant Writing Workshop (3/30)

Time: March 30, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Webex

Target Audience: Early Career Faculty and Researchers

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Lucy Deckard of Academic Funding Research Strategies will be here for a basic grant writing workshop focused on early career and/or young investigator grants and is open to all faculty. This workshop is highly interactive and is targeted toward faculty who are ready to, or are considering applying, for early career or young investigator grants within the next few years. The workshop includes a series of discussions about the workshop topics along with some exercises and examples.

Materials: Additional materials and resources will be provided to each participant. These will include additional background materials, resources, and example sections of successful proposals.


Research Development & Support Series: Moving Your NSF Biosketch to SciENcv (4/13)

Time: April 13, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Langsam Library Room 475

Target Audience: Faculty, Research Staff, Postdocs, Graduate Students

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research



Research Development & Support Series: Building Your Team - Team Science (4/29)

Time: April 29, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Faculty Enrichment Center 540F (Langsam Library)

Target Audience: Faculty, Research Staff, Postdocs, Graduate Students

Research Office: Office of the Vice President for Research

Online Training

Viral Vectors

Target Audience: Open to the public and UC researchers who plan to work with viral vectors

Research Office: Biosafety

This training is required for individuals assigned to projects involving viral vectors.  Before an IBC protocol can be approved, PIs and authorized personnel must complete all applicable training modules.

Individuals outside UC must login through the "External Login" link and create a new UC account.

Online Training

Conflicts of Interest in Research

Target Audience: All faculty and staff who conduct research at UC

Research Office: Office for Ethics in Industry Engagement

Faculty and staff who participate in funded research at the University of Cincinnati must complete training on promoting objectivity in research. This training is required every four years, at a minimum, due to federal regulations governing conflicts of interest in research. The course for meeting this requirement is available in the UC online training application CPD (Continuous Professional Development). If you are a UC employee and have not completed the Conflict of Interest Training, you will not be able to complete your Outside Activity Report.

Online Training

Export Compliance for Researchers

Target Audience: All personnel conducting restricted work

Research Office: Export Controls

All personnel conducting restrictive work must complete Export Control training. The Export Compliance training is available online and is provided by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) at the University of Miami. The courses in CITI, “Export Compliance for Researchers part I and II”, are required for all personnel participating in restricted work. These courses are optional for all other University of Cincinnati faculty, staff and students, but are highly recommended.

For a more detailed, in person training, please contact the Export Control Office at
Tara Wood, Director of Export Controls, Office of Research Integrity

Online Training

FDA Regulated Research Activities Online Training

Target Audience: All principal investigators, co-principal investigators, and study coordinators engaged in FDA regulated research

Research Office: Human Research Protection Program

This online training includes 11 modules pertaining to FDA regulated research activities. These modules are specific to UC.

FDA modules can be found under “Human Subjects Research Compliance Training”.  All 11 modules must be completed.

Further questions?  Please visit our FDA FAQ page.

Online Training

Healthcare Worker (Recertification)

Target Audience: Healthcare providers that will work with patients who are undergoing radiation therapy and require recertification.

Research Office: Radiation Safety

This online course is for the required for annual recertification. Please note, review and completion of the Radiation Safety Self-Learning Package is required prior to taking the online course.