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The Marketing and Communications team in the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is here to help you share your research work. We collaborate with researchers and communication groups across campus to find the best way to disseminate your work to the public.




Sonita Claiborne, Director

Xoel Cardenas, Senior Communications Specialist

General Questions:

Phone: 801-581-7236



The Office of the Vice President for Research offers various email communications to provide the latest content and updates to the U research community and general audience.
Below is a list of VPR newsletters and email communications.

The Research Post
The Research Post is our one-stop shop for all the latest U Research news, announcements, funding opportunities, training, and more.
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PIVOT News (Technology Ventures)
PIVOT provides the latest updates on technology commercialization, innovation, and entrepreneurial success.
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REd Classes (Training)
The Research Education department offers classes and workshops to enhance knowledge and research integrity across the U research community.
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Research Group Template
Download our free research group (department/centers) template to share your research discoveries
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Principal Investigator Template
Download our free principal investigator template to share your research discoveries
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Research Groundbreakers: Spotlighting Butler, Parashar and Wright for their research work at the U

The VPR Office and OSP are showcasing different researchers to spotlight the U’s studies and...

Outstanding U of U undergraduate researchers and mentors honored at the OUR Awards

The future leaders and innovators of tomorrow and their U mentors were honored at the...

University of Utah launches ‘Innovate U’ website to display the U’s cutting-edge research and discoveries

Innovate U allows users to search for research topics and keywords in a prompt manner...

RSVP for the Arts + Health Working Group Strategy Retreat

The primary goal of this retreat is to identify funding opportunities and set strategic goals...

Data Science Research at the U: Meet ‘The Architects of our New Data-Driven Future’

Students and faculty share their reasons why the U is the best place to study,...

Research Groundbreakers: Spotlighting Haun, McCrain and the WIRED Global Center for their research work at the U

Research Groundbreakers showcase different researchers to spotlight our university’s studies and potential breakthroughs.

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Driven by the U’s mission to find solutions for society’s critical challenges, SWSIE is an...

U students display their work at the Utah State Capitol as research continues to drive economic growth and development for Utah

Research not only helps bring discoveries closer to society, but also helps many Utahns personally...