OVCRI Communications and Proposal Development

(217) 333-0034
1901 S. First St. Champaign, IL

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (OVCRI) leads the university’s research strategy; manages regulatory, administrative, compliance, and research support activities; and develops policies that guide the conduct of research. The OVCRI invests in infrastructure and strategic, creative thinking to support a thriving research enterprise with global impact, including:

  • Oversight of research safety, human subjects research, animal research, export control, and conflicts of interest
  • Proposal submission and award management
  • Research integrity and research misconduct
  • Managing repatriation of human remains and sacred objects
  • Research and project development
  • Research infrastructure
  • Innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development
  • Research data, information, engagement, and outreach

OVCRI’s Communications and Proposal Development activities include connecting scholars with opportunities to advacne their research; sharing information about research-related policies, guidelines, and regulations; and telling stories of innovation of impact.