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.
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The University of Virginia honored faculty members for their outstanding research and scholarship at the fifth annual Research Achievement Awards event, held Thursday at The Pavilion at Boar’s Head R
De’Ajree Branch, a UVA graduate student in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, is the 2024 winner of the Bhakta Rath Research Award.
What's it like to be a researcher at the University of Virginia? Watch our video to find out more.