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Faculty Resources

Centers & Institutes: An up-to-date listing of NIU's centers and institutes with which researchers may partner.

Principal Investigator (PI) AcademyThe PI Academy will provide professional development and mentoring to a cohort of approximately 20 junior tenure-seeking faculty with demonstrated potential and a clear expectation for attracting external funding for the research, public service, or other scholarly activities and who, through that work, will be well-positioned to provide engaged learning opportunities for their students.

Research and Artistry: Research and Artistry is an annual internal grant program intended to support faculty research, scholarship and creative activities. Applications are due in the fall and awards are made in the spring. The process is competitive and all applications are externally reviewed.

Innovation EcosystemsUseful resources for public-private collaborations in science and technology research and development.

Research Methodology Services: The RMS will provide methods and analysis consulting to faculty who are developing proposals for external funding. The pre-proposal consulting is available at no cost.

Faculty Travel Support: Available to full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who are presenting papers, posters, or who are otherwise serving as presenters, panelists, performers, or exhibitors at professional conferences that are national or international in scope.