WHO WE ARE
We at the Office of the Vice President for Research help accelerate
innovation and discovery at the U. Our office oversees numerous research administration units that provide
support services, research opportunities, and professional development for researchers, students,
and staff on campus.
MESSAGE FROM THEVICE PRESIDENT OF RESEARCH
Since its inception in 1850, the University of Utah has been committed to developing cutting-edge research to enhance the lives of our local, national, and international communities. Whether it is finding a cure for cancer, creating innovative technologies, or understanding the complexities in the society we live in, each of the university’s remarkable discoveries are made possible by the dedication of its researchers, students, and staff. The university prides itself on unique research pursuits and collaborative spirit catalyzed by researchers with a vast knowledge of myriad disciplines from around the world.
WHAT WE DO
In 1968, the Office of the Vice President for Research was created to promote and build research
excellence at the University of Utah. Through strategic leadership and planning,
the VPR Office is dedicated to providing effective resources that serve the
university’s research community and drive innovation and discovery at the U.
We value responsible and ethical practices that align with compliance and regulation policies. The importance of honesty and transparency is essential to conducting responsible quality research.
We value diversity both in faculty and fields of research. Our efforts are dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse environment to create research that represents the global community we serve.
We value collaboration and teamwork that reflects interdisciplinary fields of research. Working together as a unified institution is integral to achieve the university’s collaborative research mission and goals.
We value a respectful research culture that encourages civility and consideration of others. We strive to facilitate a welcoming and safe research campus that acts on courtesy, compassion, and awareness of all groups and individuals.
We value innovation and creativity to find impactful solutions that address the challenges we face as a society. We are focused on conducting transformative research that will result in groundbreaking discoveries in all fields of study.