U-LINK Projects

Since 2018, the University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge has funded pilot programs and initial phases for 54 projects (72 funded awards). Teams from dozens of programs and all three campuses collaborate on everything from augmented reality for autism spectrum disorders to protecting coastal communities by rebuilding coastal reefs.


Resilience Challenge

These projects aim to catalyze interdisciplinary collaboration to advance knowledge on the impacts of climate change and other stressors, and the development of practical solutions to meet society’s changing needs.

Rapid Response: Social Equity Projects

These grants were mobilized in mid-2020 to quickly fund vital projects responding to the interconnected crises of systemic racism and the COVID-19 pandemic.


These past and ongoing projects bring together collaborators to address climate and its impact on communities.


These projects tackle tough health challenges through interdisciplinary approaches.


These projects bring together faculty to address issues that affect how we live and how we form communities.

LGBTQ+ Accelerated Call

This special supplemental U-LINK call aims to harness the power of interdisciplinary collaboration to understand and address the immediate and longitudinal impact of this emerging legislation for the LGBTQ+ community.

Predoctoral Fellowship

The U-LINK Predoctoral Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for innovative doctoral students interested in completing their dissertation in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.

Dissemination, Implementation and Commercialization

This call seeks to address the unique challenges facing healthcare innovations and innovations through dissemination and implementation (D&I) research, and commercialization activities.

U-LINK Courses

U-LINK Courses challenges faculty to design courses that introduce students to the vital intellectual and research collaborations that are a hallmark of the University of Miami.

U-LINK Artificial Intelligence (AI)

This call supports interdisciplinary projects leveraging AI and machine learning in an effort to tackle, transform, and positively impact societal problems and fundamental research.