The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is responsible for advancing research at UVA, as well as the various compliance and support areas. VPR works to catalyze, support and safeguard UVA research.
What does the VPR do for researchers? The office is a resource, and we are here to help you advance your research—everything from finding funding, applying for grants, using high speed computing, doing human subject or animal research, making sure your lab is safe, or getting a patent for your invention.
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Research collaboration across Grounds allows UVA researchers to solve larger, more complex problems and maximize the impact of their work.
The VPR office is strongly committed to helping researchers find new collaborations through programs like the 3Cavaliers, as well as sustaining them through large Center grants, Grand Challenges and other opportunities.
The University of Virginia is committed to conducting the highest quality research. The VPR is here to help UVA researchers to work within the restrictions to accomplish their research.
Protection and Training
The VPR Office is responsible for ensuring that research at the University of Virginia is conducted in compliance with all relevant regulations and policies.
The Office of the Vice President for Research wants to help University of Virginia faculty to communicate and amplify their research and ideas effectively.
The Vice President for Research is also focused on with moving research from promising to preeminent and supporting UVA’s Strategic Plan with initiatives like 3Cavaliers and Grand Challenges.
Seed Funding with a Strategy
- Biocomplexity Institute Initiative (BII)
- Brain Institute (BRAIN)
- Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI)
- Global Infectious Diseases Institute (GIDI)
- Karsh Institute of Democracy (KIOD)
All of our seed funding and grant support services combine to help our researchers become preeminent in their fields.