Office of the Vice President for Research

  1. October 19, 2023

    Proposals sought for new arts research funding program

    U-M has launched Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration, a new partnership between the Office for the Vice President for Research and the U-M Arts Initiative to fuel arts-based research.

  2. October 12, 2023

    Rackham, OVPR create office to support postdoctoral fellows

    U-M is establishing a new Office of Postdoctoral Affairs that will serve as a hub to support more than 1,400 postdoctoral fellows who work across the university.

  3. October 11, 2023

    University reports record $1.86B in FY ’23 research volume

    U-M reported a record $1.86 billion in research volume during fiscal year 2023, an 8.1% increase over the previous year. The expenditures have led to critical advancements in a variety of diverse research areas.

  4. October 2, 2023

    Bhramar Mukherjee to lead research data services strategy

    Bhramar Mukherjee will lead a universitywide strategy designed to support and enhance research data services as the inaugural assistant vice president for research – research data services.

  5. September 19, 2023

    New OVPR units support faculty awards, funding partnerships

    The Office of the Vice President for Research has launched the Faculty Honorifics Office and the Research Foundation Partnerships Office to support faculty honorifics and expand research funding opportunities.

  6. September 18, 2023

    U-M center gets $5M to study climate change impacts on water

    U-M researchers will lead a new effort to strengthen the climate change resilience of vulnerable communities that span international boundaries and jurisdictions.

  7. September 15, 2023

    Record number of U-M inventions reported in FY ’23

    Research led by U-M generated a record 580 new inventions last year, 145 new U.S. patents and more than 300 license and option agreements with industry, and launched 25 startup companies, in fiscal year 2023.

  8. September 8, 2023

    Clare Croft to direct expanded arts research effort

    Clare Croft, a dance historian, theorist and curator, has been appointed to a new leadership position designed to expand and integrate the arts in faculty research across U-M.

  9. September 6, 2023

    Eight research teams chosen for new Boost program

    The Bold Challenges Initiative has selected eight interdisciplinary teams from across U-M to participate in the first cycle of its newly launched Boost program.

  10. July 20, 2023

    Melynda Price to lead Institute for Research on Women and Gender

    Melynda Price, a lawyer and humanist whose scholarship addresses critical issues related to race, gender and citizenship, will join U-M this fall to lead its Institute for Research on Women and Gender.