Strategic Research & Discovery

Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) mission is to advance knowledge and serve the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world through research, scholarship, creative arts, and innovation to enable discoveries that enrich and improve lives.

The office is responsible for the strategic vision for research, developing and executing initiatives to accomplish the vision, as well as the various compliance and support areas. VPR works to catalyze, support and safeguard UVA research.

The VPR is seed funding research with a strategy of moving research from promising to preeminent and supporting UVA's Strategic Plan.

By the Numbers

2.02
B
in Research Proposal Activity Annually
$449
M
in Sponsored Research Awards in 2022
$652
K
R&D Expenditures 2020

Research Collaboration

745
Multi-investigator projects
435
Multi-department projects
140
Multi-school projects
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