Office of the Vice President for Research

  1. March 29, 2024

    Arthur Lupia will serve as interim VP for research and innovation

    Arthur Lupia, a professor of political science and longtime leader in science-focused institutions, has been appointed U-M’s interim vice president for research and innovation, effective April 1.

  2. March 28, 2024

    Jason Owen-Smith named AVP to lead research intelligence strategy

    Jason Owen-Smith, a sociologist who launched a national university data consortium, has been named associate vice president for research – institutional capabilities and research intelligence.

  3. March 21, 2024

    MEDC, U-M award $1.8M for biomedical research projects

    Eight innovative biomedical research projects, designed to address challenges from opioid use disorder to preterm birth, recently received more than $1.8 million in funding.

  4. March 15, 2024

    ORSP realigning to strengthen research operations

    The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects recently launched a comprehensive realignment strategy designed to support and strengthen research operations across U-M.

  5. March 8, 2024

    Rebecca Cunningham named University of Minnesota president

    Rebecca Cunningham, vice president for research and innovation, will join the University of Minnesota this summer as its 18th president. She will begin her appointment there July 1.

  6. March 8, 2024

    Study reveals U.S. trends in public confidence in science

    Americans have higher confidence in the scientific community than with civic, cultural and governmental institutions, but trust across all four sectors has waned in recent years, new research shows.

  7. March 8, 2024

    Fourteen faculty members selected as public engagement fellows

    Fourteen faculty members will participate in a fellowship program that provides resources and support for scholars and researchers incorporating public engagement into their work.

  8. February 13, 2024

    Mark Moldwin to lead new Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

    Mark Moldwin, professor of climate and space sciences and engineering in the College of Engineering, will lead the new Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, supporting postdoctoral fellows across U-M.

  9. February 6, 2024

    OVPR relaunches hub for funding opportunities, honorifics

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has relaunched a digital hub for researchers across U-M to easily identify and apply for internal funding opportunities to advance their work.

  10. February 6, 2024

    Croft, Monts to be honored at Shirley Verrett Award ceremony

    The Women of Color in the Academy Project will honor Lester P. Monts and Clare Croft with its 12th Annual Shirley Verrett Awards.