Research Services

Research Services supports and promotes the research activities of the School, large or small, funded or unfunded. Specific areas of support include:

  • Project planning and proposal development: providing general planning support and assistance with promotion to potential partners, agencies, foundations, and corporations; identifying funding sources, services, and other resources; proposal design, identification and approval of cost sharing resources, and budget development; tracking and disseminating active and upcoming solicitations and programs.
  • Research administration: pre-award support for proposal submission processing and proposal budget approval; post-award management of expenditure compliance, effort certification, financial reporting, and budget alterations; assistance with responsible research compliance, human subject certification, and management of intellectual property agreements; writing support and publication management.
  • Research coordination, engagement, and promotion: engagement with campus-wide groups and councils related to research support; coordination of communication with institutional, federal, and philanthropic relations; conference hosting and visiting scholar/collaborator coordination; research promotion support; communications and outreach activities and training.

Unsure where to start? Looking to reach the Associate Dean for Research? Contact Research Services, and we will route you to the right staff member. Otherwise, reach out to our staff based on your specific needs:

CONTACT FOR HELP WITH
Tamara Roosevelt, Assistant Director of Research Services
roosevel@illinois.edu

Proposal development and planning, including budgets
Coordinating with Sponsored Projects Administration
Grant extensions, budget revisions, and other tasks

Beth Etchison, Grants & Contracts Coordinator
betchisn@illinois.edu
Research accounts, expenses, and contracts
Post-award processes
Compliance with university policies and procedures
Alaine Martaus, Research Development Coordinator
martaus2@illinois.edu
Research development, including potential funding sources and collaborations
Compliance activities, including IRB, RNUA, and RCR
Research-related writing support
  In connection with designated sponsored projects:
MT Campbell, Research Development Coordinator
mtc@illinois.edu
Julian Chin, Research Program Manager
cchin6@illinois.edu
Proposal development and project planning
Project activities, resources, communications, budgets, and staffing
Project documentation, oversight, and compliance activities
Project workplans and timeline progress