Research Administration

Researchers reviewing a report

Funding Sources

U-M Office of Tech Transfer
A roundup of state and federal grant programs for startups and other commercialization ventures.

U-M Medical School Competition Space
Use this tool to apply for open funding opportunities, including:

  • Bridging Support
  • External Limited Submissions
  • Pilot Grants

Research Development Support
The Office of Research maintains a list of internal and external funding opportunities.

The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research runs a Pilot Grant Program for bench-to-bedside and bedside-to-practice translational research.

M-Library Research Funding Guide
The University of Michigan Library has compiled resources for internal and extending funding, grant writing preparation and training, and research collaboration.


R01 Bootcamp
Apply to be a coach or a mentee in the R01 Bootcamp, a program designed to help participants get their first R01 grant.

U-M Office of Research Workshops
Programs from the main campus Office of Research.

U-M online program in the conducting of responsible research.


Michigan Research Experts
This tool scans and analyzes publications, creating a portrait of a U-M researcher's expertise and exposing connections among authors. Useful for finding collaborators in your research area.


December 06, 2018

The UMMS Office of Research has created a visual Research Project Lifecycle, designed to show you the process of research here at the University of Michigan.


December 06, 2018

The UMMS Office of Research supports an internationally recognized research enterprise, where the shared goal is pursuing innovative science and improving the lives of patients and their families. 

November 23, 2016

This article looks at various ways to give effective feedback on written work.  It is from Chapter Eight, Holding Up the Mirror: Giving and Receiving Feedback, in the book, Writing for Scholars: A Practical Guide to Making Sense & Being Heard, by Lynn P. Nygaard. 

August 13, 2014

An excerpt from a scientific writing workshop, focusing on best practices for using figures and tables in publications.

August 13, 2013

The Center for Statistical Consultation and Research (CSCAR) provides free statistical consulting to all U-M faculty, staff, and graduate students to help with the design, planning, analysis, and presentation of results of research studies.

February 13, 2013

Tips on increasing your chance at success, presented by Jasna Markovac, senior advisor for publishing at U-M Medical School, and Professor Thomas Annesley, deputy editor of Clinical Chemistry.

August 13, 2012

What to expect during the publication review process.

August 13, 2011

An excerpt from a scientific writing workshop.

August 13, 2011

Tips on writing a title and abstract that will grab editors' attention.

August 13, 2011

An excerpt from a writing workshop on publishing successful scientific papers.