Research Support

The UMF Office of Research is committed to supporting faculty in seeking external funding.  Services include, but are not limited to:r

  • Proposal Writer's Guide
  • Research Commons (a online guide to internal funding opportunities across U-M)

  • Research Funding & Grants Guide.  U-M Library's portal for discovering funding opportunities.

  • Michigan Research Experts: is a searchable database of research expertise across all three University of Michigan campuses, developed by the Medical School Office of Research (requires U-M authentication).  Find collaborators, find funders, track publications, impact and patents.

Proposal Samplers:  Review examples of succesfully funded proposals donated by U-M faculty.

GRANT Development
  • Ken Sylvester, Director, Office of Research, kenms@umich.edu, works with faculty, external partners/internal stakeholders, campus leaders, to gather input, assess needs, and determine how to best meet faculty and grant development needs.  We are available to facilitate faculty and grant development workshops, networking sessions, and other research events across campus.  

List of Freelance Editors (provided by UMOR)​​​​​​