Research funding and support
As a researcher at Uppsala University, you can get support regarding research funding.
At the Research Support Unit at the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, we can help you when you apply, administer, and report your research grants. We can also act as a link between researchers and management for those issues that require prioritisation and decisions at management level.
Read more about Swedish and international research funding at the Staff Portal.
Under the heading Additional support below, you can find information on for instance handling of research data, publishing, infrastructures and how to reach out with your research.
Research Professional (RP) is an international funding database where you can search for calls and other funding opportunities. You can also register an account and receive news notifications in your research area.
- Research Professional
- Guide to searching for calls in Research Professional
- Sign up for a Research Professional webinar
Read a list of more than 100 Swedish and international funding agencies that support research in areas relevant for the Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy.
You can find calls from some major Swedish and international funding agencies in the Disciplinary Domain calendar.
Consultants for application support
If you need support when writing your application, you can engage one of the three companies that the University has framework agreements with. They can be found in the contract database. Go to Personal, then look for Consultants for applications support.
Newsletter on research funding
Here we have listed brief information about the University’s support that could be useful for you as a researcher.
Research data management
At the University you have access to University-common support for data management, for instance resources and support for storing, analysing, sharing and publishing research data. You can read more at the Staff Portal – Research data.
Research ethics and good research practice
As researcher at Uppsala University you have to be aware of research ethics and make sure that god research practice is maintained. In MP you can find information about ethical review of research concerning humans, and about permits for clinical trials and for research that includes animal experiments, radiation protection or biobanks. There you can also find research ethics guidelines and read about misconduct in research.
The Disciplinary Domain also hosts the Centre for Ethics and Bioethics (CRB).
Scientific publishing and Open access
Communicate your research
- Press releases
The University’s press department can help spread your research, e.g. by press releases about new research findings. They can also give advice on contacts with media.
- Graphical production
At UU’s Graphical Services you can get help and advice with graphical design and production, and the University’s graphic profile.
You can also engage one of the companies procured by Uppsala University to produce printed and digital material. They can e.g. assist with illustrations and posters. Writers and photograpfers can be found in the contract database.
One way of visualising your research is to write about it on Wikipedia, for instance in connection with a press release about your results.
As a researcher at the Discplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy you have access to advanced infrastructures that are supported by the Discplinary Domain.
You can also use the national infrastructures at SciLifeLab.
Registration of clinical trials
To publish the results from a clinical trial the study must be registered in an open registry. The registrations should be done by the sponsor of the study, or the person responsible for the trial. If you work at Uppsala University, or have performed a study sponsored by Uppsala University, you can register your study at ClinicalTrials.gov.
Read more about how to get a user name and register your study.
Export control in research
The University is obliged to have the requested permits in the case that the University exports, transfers or mediates controlled items with dual-use. Dual-use items include “items, including software and technology, produced for civil use that may also be used in the production of weapons of mass destruction or military equipment.”
More information about export control of dual-use items.
Research including genetic resourses
If your research includes genetic resources and/or accompanying traditional knowledge, it can be covered by the Nagoya protocol. This is an international agreement that regulates how the genetic resource is collected, how it is used in research and product development, and how profits should be shared.
More information in MP about the Nagoya protocol (header Genetic resources) and Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
Language review and translation
If you need help with language review or translation you should engage a company that that the University has a framework agreement with. They are listed in the contract database.
In MP you can find information about career development and academic skills and development. There is also a programme with workshops and seminars on career and leadership and a list with networks from which you can benefit for professional contact exchange.
You can also contact the Unit for career and leadership in academia.
Welcome to visit us at BMC, A2 corridor, on the gound floor
Head of unit
Head of Research Support Unit
018-471 2577, firstname.lastname@example.org
018-471 2587, email@example.com
018-471 5086, firstname.lastname@example.org
018-471 6259, email@example.com
Swedish and American funding
018-471 2070, firstname.lastname@example.org
018-471 5368, email@example.com