Frequently Asked Questions

An individual should be an author on the study if they have made a significant contribution to the research, helped with the writing of the paper (or abstract), and have given their approval on the final product. The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors has a clear definition of what a significant contribution entails.

Think about the target audience and where similar studies have been published. The library has put out an excellent guide on choosing a journal.

If you are planning on sharing identifiable data (medical or non-medical) with your statistician, then the statistician should be on your IRB protocol.

UIC has access to PIVOT, which is a great resource for funding grants. If you do not have time, or need help searching, contact Research Services, and we can help you.

Yes, UIC has some funding opportunities. The current ones are shown here, and it is a good idea to check back for updates. Additionally, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science awards pilot grants to help researchers gather pilot data to help apply for larger awards.