For Researchers


LIU adheres and complies with Federal and sponsor regulations, safety, human subjects protections and implementation of policies and procedures designed to promote a healthy and safe research enterprise. Questions about IRB, IACUC and Responsible Conduct of Research or other training should be directed to Theresa Faughnan.


The Research & International Office offers on-line search tools to assist faculty, students and staff to access and search for funding. Faculty can look for funding from an LIU networked computer through SPIN. Faculty may also search federal funding sources directly through The Research & International Office will assist you to interpret results and match your ideas to the funding agency. Questions about preparing to write a competitive proposal should be sent to Alan Gertler or Jared Littman.


LIU has a process for submitting a proposal. The proposal chart outlines this process and faculty should pay careful attention to deadlines and timelines to ensure a competitive submission. Questions about proposal submission should be sent to Angela Stark or Jared Littman.


LIU offers 3 types of seed grants. An annual call is scheduled for release in the fall 2019.
“LINKS” Goal: Stimulate Scholarly and Creative Activities specifically for the Arts & Humanities
“CATALYST” Goal: Stimulate productive, domestic and international research partnerships for Tenure-Track Junior Faculty
“DISCOVERY” Goal: Scale up relationships leading to multidisciplinary and international research emphasis area priorities for LIU
“OPPORTUNITY GRANTS” - If there is a research project or need that is not appropriate for the seed grant competition above, please contact Jared Littman.


LIU works with Michael Best Strategies to provide intelligence on upcoming federal funding opportunities and trends. If interested, please contact
• Began working with LIU 2022
• Goal- ID Opportunities for Federal Funding
  • Research Development
  • Workshops
  • Federal Agency Engagement
• Provide
  • Intel/Advice (Primers, Overviews, Newsletters)
  • Analysis of Funding Opportunities
  • Topical Briefings
  • Advocacy with Congress

Jenny Columbus