Research Support Guide


Martha L. Peterson, PhD
Associate Vice President for Research
311 Main Building, 0032
257-5294; fax: 323-2800

Resources for Researchers


Research Support to Implement the Strategic Plan

The Research and Scholarship objective of the University of Kentucky’s 2015-2020 Strategic Plan is to: Expand our scholarship, creative endeavors, and research across the full range of disciplines to focus on the most important challenges of the Commonwealth, our nation, and the world.  To accomplish several Strategic Initiatives and implement specific Action Steps, we have revised our research support program offerings as detailed below:

Spring 2017 VPR Workshops

  • Grant Writing Workshop: Friday, February 24, 383 Gatton College, 1-5 p.m.
  • Recent changes in the UK Research infrastructure: Wednesday March 1, WT Young Auditorium, 2-4 p.m.
  • Industry/private partnerships: Wednesday, March 22, 311 Gatton, 1-4 p.m.
  • Core Facilities support by UK Research: Thursday, April 13, 202A BBSRB, 1:30-3:15 p.m.
  • Mentoring: Thursday, April 27, 383 Gatton College, 3-4 p.m.

Strategic Investment Fund (SIF) for Faculty Recruitment

Equipment Competition

Creation of new multi-disciplinary Centers and Institutes

Faculty Support Grants Programs

Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs

Facilities and Administration (F&A) Income Allocation

Who to contact for submission approval and support programs within Colleges and Institutes:

Who to contact about Clinical Research Support: