Research Resources

The CHS Preliminary Data Grant Program is focused on aiding faculty in acquiring preliminary data for an upcoming grant submission.  These are not pilot grants instead they are designed to fill gaps in preliminary data to support the aims directly linked to a panned extramural grant submission in the next 12 months.  CHS investigators can request up to $10,000. For more details please contact William Farquhar (

CHS investigators can apply any time for up to $500 to assist with external peer review of developed extramural proposals.  For more details please contact William Farquhar (

The UD Research Office recently announced a pilot program to support proposal editing and graphic support for faculty with research workload who have not received federal funding in the last 5 years.  The initial pilot program runs from 5/1/2018 – 6/30/2019.  See the link below for more information.

Contact William Farquhar ( with any questions

For more information, visit the biostatistics page.

The College of health sciences will make funds available  on an annual basis to support the acquisition, repair and/or replacement of shared equipment located and maintained in CHS departments.  The due date for proposals is November 1, 2021.  Please see the RFP and proposal template for more details. 

CHS Equipment Proposal Template
CHS Equipment Fund Details

Karin Silbernagel, associate professor of physical therapy, has been appointed director of the Center for Human Research Coordination. The new core facility will assist researchers across UD with the recruitment of study participants. Read more on UDaily.

What we do and how we can help with your HS research:
  • Research Subject Recruitment
  • Research Subject Logistics (screening, scheduling, transportation, reimbursement)
  • Patient Registries
  • REDCap Database construction, maintenance, and support
  • REDCap education and training
  • Data server maintenance, hardening and security