To fight mass counterfeiting, IU student researcher Maha Ibrar is developing nanomaterial fingerprints that can secure a variety of products, including medicines, consumer goods and sensitive electronics.
Solving real-world problems through research
New research funding from IU addresses racial and ethnic disparities specific to substance use disorder.
Find out more about the funding
Advancing cancer therapy
IU School of Medicine researchers will launch immunotherapy research efforts to develop better therapies for triple negative breast cancer, thanks to a $12.5M commitment from the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer.Learn more about the research
Nine Indiana residents have been recognized by IU's Environmental Resilience Institute for their contributions to making Indiana communities healthier, more sustainable and resilient to environmental changes that affect Hoosiers’ health and livelihoods.Read about their work
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Funding opportunities and resources
- Searching for external research funding? Find information and resources to help you locate relevant funding from external sources, including the Pivot funding search tool.
- Need equipment, datasets or software to help conduct your research? IU
researchers can search an online database to find university resources that
are shareable with researchers or submit their own equipment from their
laboratory or core to encourage broader use.
- Information about private foundation and corporate funding opportunities is available through the Office of Foundation Relations and Office of Business Partnerships. Faculty interested in these opportunities can find more information online.
- Faculty are invited to learn more about IU’s membership in the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health, a consortium of more than 75 of the world’s most recognized academic medical centers and health systems. As a member of the consortium, the IU School of Medicine will have a community of support with other prestigious institutions including a collective voice influencing change. More information is available online and faculty may attend a June meeting to learn more.
- Faculty and students are invited to attend the Summer Research Kickoff Day taking place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 9 at the Social Science Research Commons. The event aims to help students reconnect and re-engage in the scientific process after the past two years and to create structured engagements to foster learning, collaboration and community. Registration is available online.
The IU Environmental Resilience Institute’s 2022 Research Symposium will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, in the Tree Suites of the Indiana Memorial Union. The event will include presentations from more than 20 IU faculty and students and showcase the work of IU’s environmental resilience community on topics ranging from the natural sciences, to human systems, to environmental policy, to education. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited and attendees are encouraged to register in advance.
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