Center for Open Research Resources and Equipment (COR²E)

The Center for Open Research Resources and Equipment (COR²E) serves as the gateway to research resources available to the UConn community.  In addition to providing a variety of software tools for exploring UConn research and expertise, COR²E is also the managing entity for a wide variety of core facilities, housing both state-of-the-art equipment and expertise.

The Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the University of Connecticut leads and promotes multidisciplinary research, education and outreach in environmental sciences, engineering, policy, and sustainability.

College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

The College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources (CAHNR) is committed to research that solves problems and investigates new areas relevant to agriculture, food, forestry, and the environment. The Plant Diagnostic and Soil Nutrient Analysis laboratories analyze samples to support the UConn research community.

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering research centers and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities foster research excellence by providing investigators access to outstanding equipment and technical support staff.

Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is home to resources such as a mass spectrometry laboratory and a nuclear magnetic resonance facility. Research is supported in a wide variety of fields, including analytical, biological, environmental, inorganic, organic, physics, and polymer chemistry.

Department of Nutritional Sciences

The vision of the Department of Nutritional Sciences is to be a premier academic department that excels in the discovery, dissemination, and translation/application of knowledge in nutrition.

Department of Physiology and Neurobiology

The Department of Physiology and Neurobiology provides electron microscopy equipment, service, and technical expertise to research projects carried out by investigators from within and outside the University.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

The Information Technology Services (ITS) facilitates, coordinates, and implements information technologies that effectively enable the institutional missions of research, teaching, learning, and outreach. ITS offers systems, services, and capabilities to assist and simplify research.

The Innovation Partnership Building (IPB) at the UConn Tech Park is UConn’s premier center for state of the art equipment, cutting edge scientific research and industry partnerships.

Institute for Collaboration of Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP)

The Institute for Collaboration of Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP) is a multidisciplinary research institute in the areas of health behavior, intervention, and prevention. InCHIP serves as a nexus for investigators at UConn and other institutions to stimulate collaborative partnerships for the development of major research initiatives in health behavior.

Institute for Systems Genomics (ISG)

The Institute for Systems Genomics supports a wide range of research activities in which genomics is a common thread. This institute provides expertise in genome technologies and computational power and technical support to the UConn community.

Institute of Materials Science (IMS)

The Institute of Materials Science (IMS) offers extensive state-of-the-art instrumentation and a wide range of laboratories. Research is supported among a variety of disciplines, including chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, polymer science, pharmacy, molecular and cell biology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomaterials, and biosciences.

School of Nursing

UConn’s School of Nursing has a timeless commitment to wellness and works to provide the exceptional education needed to succeed in this rapidly evolving profession. Its faculty members advance knowledge through excellence in scholarship and research as they work to remain abreast of the healthcare needs of the world’s diverse population.

Shared Management Resources

These shared management facilities are a collaboration among UConn departments to provide multidisciplinary assistance and equipment for the research community. These resources span a wide variety of research areas, including human development, engineering, genomics, history, and biology.

University Library

The Library is an active partner in shaping the future of research at UConn, providing a suite of services, resources, and tools to enhance the impact of our research and scholarship.

Other UConn Health Cores

UConn Health conducts innovative basic science, clinical, epidemiological, and biobehavioral research for the purpose of advancing patient care and creating new technologies. UConn Health scientists work collaboratively with researchers at UConn and private companies to share expertise, facilities, and equipment.

Clinical Research Center (CRC)

The Clinical Research Center (CRC) supports investigators in their patient-oriented research by offering study-related services through its internal cores. These cores ensure that clinical trials are carried out safely, effectively, and efficiently.

UConn Center on Aging houses and supports four research cores which are designed to offer a centralized infrastructure and expertise in aging research. These cores assist with human subject recruitment and community outreach; geriatric outcomes, data management, and analysis; evaluative and population assessment research; and biomarkers and preclinical mouse models.

The Department of Marine Sciences is located on UConn’s coastal campus at Avery Point, along the shores of Long Island Sound. This department supports research in coastal oceanography using cross-disciplinary approaches. These facilities offer a variety of maritime and research related support, including the use of vessels, chemical analysis of matter in seawater and freshwater, and the building of many one-of-a-kind devices.