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Military Service Knowledge Collaborative
As a catalyst to create and apply research with Military/Veteran communities, the mission of the MSKC is to foster collaboration between researchers and Military/Veteran communities.

Researching WITH, not on, veterans.

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  • Military Family Lifestyle Survey

    The Military Family Lifestyle Survey is officially live through October 16! See if you qualify to participate in this nationwide research initiative.


  • Research Opportunities

    Get involved in UIUC Veterans Research!

  • Opportunities to Engage in Current Research Studies with Veterans

    Chez Veterans Center offers many opportunities to get involved in research with military-connected individuals. Check out some of our current studies! 

  • Illini Veterans & MSKC Student Research Award

    The Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter at the University of Illinois (Illini Veterans) at Urbana-Champaign collaborated with the Military Service Knowledge Collaborate (MSKC) at the Chez Veterans Center (CVC) to award the efforts of undergraduate and graduate students at UIUC who are either 1) student-veterans conducting any type of research or 2) non-veteran students conducting research with military/veteran (M/V) populations. The purposes of this award are to both encourage student-veterans to participate in research and to highlight research activities centered on veterans and military-affiliated communities being conducted by UIUC students and through the CVC’s MSKC.

  • MSKC Newsletter, June 2020

    Welcome to the Quarterly MSKC Newsletter!

    Our upcoming quarterly newsletters will provide our members explicit examples of how being part of the MKSC can support you as a researcher and/or a military-connected person. Not currently a member? Join here

    In this newsletter, we'll discuss Student Research Awards, a Research Collaboration Spotlight, MSKC Seed grants, and Funding Opportunities!