Research & Publication
Research and Publication
Office of Research and Economic Development
- The Office of the Vice President of Research and Economic Development (OVPRED) fuels research, scholarship, innovation, and economic development at the University of Iowa. The OVPRED offers information about being a researcher at the UI.
- The UI Libraries maintain an enormous collection of books, journals, and resources for UI students. Subject Guides provide library expertise in specific subject areas, technical skills, and course-specific resources. Tutorials are available to learn more about the UI Libraries.
Thesis and Dissertation
- View thesis and dissertation formatting requirements and submission guidelines.
Office of Consultation and Research in Medical Education (OCRME)
- The OCRME advances innovative health sciences education through application of empirical evidence and development of new knowledge. Learn more about the services they offer.
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
- As a premier academic research institution, the University is obligated to ensure that faculty, staff, and students conducting research are trained in RCR. The Office of Vice President for Research and Graduate College offer more information on training requirements to meet RCR compliance (example courses.)
Iowa Social Science Research Center (ISRC)
- Part of the University of Iowa Public Policy Center, the Iowa Social Science Research Center provides a variety of research and grant development support resources for interdisciplinary social science research.
The Writing Center
- The Writing Center provides free services to anyone in the University of Iowa community through assistance with all writing projects, including multimedia presentations, at any stage of development.
Submitting articles for publication
- Libraries and Provost's Office Open Access Fund: publication fee assistance for articles, book chapters, or books with an open access publisher (check back periodically for fund availability)
- The following websites provide tips on submitting articles for academic journals:
Request a Workshop
The Graduate College offers workshops that can be requested by student groups (formal organizations or informal groups of students), faculty, departments, or other campus organizations. You can review the offerings below. To request a workshop, complete the Workshop Request Form.
Please note all workshops:
- are 60-90 minutes in length,
- require at least 5 students to attend, and
- room accommodations must be reserved by the requester
Building an Individual Development Plan (IDP) (no preparation required)
This session explores how to use planning and self-assessment tools to help students stay on track, communicate with advisors, and understand their own skills, interests, and values. Collectively, these tools put graduate students in the driver's seat for navigating their own professionalization experiences. Tools may include MyIDP, ImaginePhD, and/or Versatile PhD.