For more information on research resources, contact the ICIR.

Institute for Communication and Information Research

ICIR supports faculty and student research by providing research consulting, facilities and external funding opportunities.

Institutional Review Board

IRB training is necessary for any researchers using human subjects in their research. For questions regarding training or policies, please contact the ICIR.

Participant Pool

The participant pool helps students learn more about the research process both as participants and as researchers. Click here to submit an interest form.

Grant Funding Opportunities

Faculty are encouraged to secure external funding through foundation and government grants to support their scholarship. Contact Elva Bradley to discuss opportunities.


All members of C&IS have free access to Qualtrics surveying software. Faculty and graduate students can also access NVivo qualitative analysis software 

Digital Humanities Center

The Alabama Digital Humanities Center (ADHC) offers faculty, staff and advanced students resources to explore digital humanities.