Office of the Vice President for Research

  1. May 22, 2024

    OVPR, Arts Initiative award funding to seven teams

    The Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration grant program has awarded its second round of funding to seven arts-based research projects, led by teams from across the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses.

  2. May 15, 2024

    Six research faculty members recognized with OVPR awards

    The Office of the Vice President for Research will honor six research faculty members from across U-M with Research Faculty Recognition Awards or Research Faculty Achievement Awards.

  3. May 1, 2024

    Bold Challenges awards $700K for eight research teams

    Eight interdisciplinary teams from across U-M have received more than $700,000 from the Bold Challenges’ Accelerate Program to explore innovative research projects that address a wide range of societal challenges.

  4. April 26, 2024

    OVPR awards 15 staff members for research service, leadership

    The Office of the Vice President for Research will recognize 15 staff members from across U-M for their outstanding service and leadership in advancing research, scholarship and creative practice.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.