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Vice President for Research


 The University of Utah is dedicated to leading the way in
research that impacts the world — all in a setting and foundation of
creativity, innovation and discovery.


Our research is unique due to its noteworthy history and recognitions as well as its state-of-art facilities, innovation district and leading research programs.

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The Office of the Vice President for Research is committed to providing
resources, support and advocacy to elevate our research community.

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Are you a faculty researcher looking for resources? Start your journey here.

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Learn more about the programs the VPR office has
launched to enhance equity, diversity, and inclusion within
the U research community.

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NSF Responsible & Ethical Conduct of Research & Research Mentoring — Summer 2023

The Office of Research Education is offering classes in Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research (RECR) and Research...

Bruce Hunter named new Interim Chief Innovation and Economic Engagement Officer

The PIVOT Center transitions to under the Office of the Vice President for Research.

RSVP for Tech Transfer Town Hall

The VPR Office and the PIVOT Center will host a town hall discussing the recent transition of PIVOT...

Meet the U’s newest research instrument: The Zeiss Xradia Versa 620 X-ray Microscope

The U welcomes an X-ray microscope that will promote research innovations, discoveries, and collaborations.

Office of Undergraduate Research announces Summer 2023 SPUR Scholars

OUR announces its Summer 2023 SPUR Scholars, who are from 22 different universities will be on campus May...

Open Position – Sr. Grant Writer, LIFT

The VPR Office is seeking an experienced Sr. Grant Writer to provide full grant/proposal writing support for a...

VPR Office names 2022-2023 Distinguished Research Award recipients

Three U research faculty are named 2022-2023 Distinguished Research Award recipients.

New Vice President for Research named

Erin Rothwell is named the new Vice President for Research at the University of Utah

U of U outstanding undergraduate researchers and mentors honored at the 2023 OUR Awards

Some of the University of Utah’s up-and-coming researchers and mentors were honored at the 2023 Office of Undergraduate...

The Graduate School announces 2023 Distinguished Mentor Award recipients

Three professors — one from Oncological Sciences; Radiology and Imaging; and Communications — are this year’s recipients of...