The Office of Research
The Office of Research provides support to facilitate faculty research, scholarship, and creative activity through its leadership, research environments, initiatives and funding opportunities. As the overarching body with oversight of the ICIR and labs, the Office of Research seeks to empower faculty in pursuit of scholarly excellence, driving innovation and advancing knowledge.
The Institute for Communication & Information Research
The Institute for Communication & Information Research (ICIR) offers research and creative services to companies and organizations of all sizes. From data collection and analysis to logo design and facility rentals, ICIR connects organizations and individuals with top communication and information professionals at The University of Alabama.
C&IS houses research labs and offers creative services to companies and organizations of all sizes. From data collection and analysis to logo design and facility rentals, connect with top-tier organizations and industry leading researchers.
Opportunities like Capstone Agency, AdTeam and the Alabama Forensic Council help students build skills that make them more competitive in their careers. Learn more in the engagement portal.
Beyond Sports Initiative
The Beyond Sports Initiative bridges the academic study of sports and the sports industry by addressing urgent issues in sports and gaming. Contact Dr. Kenon Brown to learn more.
Several of our faculty present award-winning research at national conferences. C&IS also hosts the Discerning Diverse Voices Symposium on Diversity (DDVS), where participants present on a range or diversity topics.
The Participant Pool helps students learn more about the research process both as participants and as researchers.
The University of Alabama makes a number of software programs available at no cost for students, faculty or staff.
Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC)
The ADHC provides faculty, staff and students the resources they need to explore digital humanities.