Welcome to Research Resources, “one-stop shopping” for all UAMS faculty members involved in various research pursuits. The UAMS Research Office is committed to furthering faculty research. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran investigator, the Investigator’s Research Toolbox provides useful tools/links at your fingertips to save you time and augment your research success.

  • Academic Senate – promotes understanding, collaboration, representative forum for the communication/exchange of ideas, and sense of community for faculty.
  • ARresearch Registry – provides researchers with access to more than 6,000 potential research participants located primarily in Arkansas.
  • Basic Sciences Instrumentation Service Request – Repair and service of research equipment (e.g., plate readers, imagers, etc.)
  • Biomedical Informatics – a department within the College of Medicine; develops computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information.
  • Biological Safety Division – Biosafety Level 1, 2 operations, protocol forms, hazard reporting forms, biohazard waste disposal requests and more.
  • Biosafety Committee– provides biosafety information, policies, and training links for UAMS researchers
  • Biostatistics – provides expert statistical guidance to clinical, health services, and biomedical scientists
  • BioVentures – links UAMS research minds to global markets in order to advance Arkansas’ scientific and economic development
  • Calendar – Research Calendar link for administrators to add events, seminars, etc.
  • Chemical Safety Division – provides chemical inventory and drug spill forms, lab safety audit forms, chemical and radioactive waste disposal forms.
  • CLARA– electronically submit and track all clinical research projects administered by the Office for Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Compliance – provides compliance consultations for the entire research community
  • Conflict of Interest – UAMS researchers/staff members must disclose all outside activities/financial interests that might be or appear to be conflicts of interest/commitment.
  • Core Research Facilities – offers descriptions, capabilities, and contact information for various UAMS shared and core facilities.
  • Data Sharing for Research Purposes – ensures responsible scientific data sharing in
    accordance with all applicable federal regulations and applies to all prospective/retrospective research using UAMS date regardless of funding source.
  • Disclosing Foreign Relationships/Activities – foreign components must be disclosed on proposals, progress reports, and final reports of federally funded research and that of other sponsors.
  • DLAM – provides ordering, husbandry, and research method assistance regarding animals.
  • Emergency Preparedness for Labs – offers guidance for development of individual laboratory response plans.
  • Export Control – supports UAMS’ commitment to complying with U.S. laws and regulations applicable to export and trade sanctions.
  • Good Tissue Practices – describes activities required by the FDA to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Grants Dashboard – provides funding data related to COM research activities, with downloadable reports (PDF, Excel, and HTML formats) of current/historical research funding. It is updated automatically via the UAMS TRACKS system.
  • Grant Examples – Sample applications and the corresponding summary statements, data sharing plans, animal studies, etc. of successful NIAID applications. More grant proposal examples for early career scientists.
  • iLab – manages service requests, sample processing, equipment reservations, usage tracking, billing/invoicing, reporting, lab requisitioning, and spending tools for core facilities.
  • IACUC – reviews and approves all research protocols that involve animal models.
  • IRB – approves, disapproves, or require modifications of research activities, as well  as working in conjunction with other university or institutional committees.
  • Lab Checkout List – lists activities to be completed when closing out a lab and leaving UAMS.
  • Laboratory Safety Manual – provides information to the research community
    on safety procedures required in campus laboratories and related campus contacts.
  • NIH Public Access Policy – mandatory submission to PubMed, following journal  article publication acceptance; inclusion of PubMed ID# when referencing these articles in NIH grant submissions
  • ORIS – Office of Research Information Systems implements an integrated information management system that enables faculty, research staff, administrators and compliance officers efficiently to procure and administer grants, contracts and sponsored programs.
  • ORSP – facilitates pre-award grants, contracts, subcontracts and industry-sponsored agreements process
  • OSPAN – provides sponsored programs administration to all stakeholders of UAMS.
  • Research Academy – a points accrual certificate program to provide broad research training/resources to faculty. Those who acquire the required points and achieve certification are eligible for Certificate Grant Funding.
  • Research Buildings and Equipment – provides contacts and descriptions of who, what, where, and when to call for researchers working in labs across campus.
  • RESIN (Research Support Information Network) – important informational updates for UAMS Research faculty members/staff. RESIN Handbook – narrated research information repository.
  • REDCap – REDCap is a secure, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases.
  • Office of Research Regulatory Affairs (ORRA) – provides essential research services support for well-designed, ethical studies that balance regulation with innovation, as well as FDA regulatory submissions (IND, IDE), quality assurance, Good Tissue Practice (GTP) and clinical trial registration/monitoring.
  • Science Communications (SciCom) – provides editorial, grant, and manuscript preparation services
  • Showcase of Medical Discoveries – summaries of events where UAMS investigators discuss their research and discoveries (e.g., Cardiovascular, Nanomedicine, Telehealth, Bone, Infectious Disease, Natural Products, etc).
  • TRACKS – (Total Research and Compliance Knowledge System) contains COI and Grants logins.
  • Translational Research Institute (TRI) – clinical research functions, access to research tools, collaboration, educational programs, and to request assistance with research projects. TRI Research facilities virtual tour. TRI video library