World-class excellence in multidisciplinary research is a priority for UVM as one of the nation's premier small research universities and a leader in the creation of knowledge in service to Vermont and the nation. Please explore the links below to find out more about the exciting research we're conducting as well as the opportunities available to you as a student, researcher or collaborator.
Transdisciplinary Research Initiative
The University of Vermont is engaged in an unprecedented, University-wide program to advance interdisciplinary connections and problem-solving throughout research and education: the Transdisciplinary Research Initiative, or TRI. More information about UVM's TRI and its "Spires of Excellence" in Complex Systems, Food Systems, and Neuroscience, Behavior & Health can be found on the Transdisciplinary Research Initiative website.
REACH Grant Program
The REACH Grant Program seeks to identify and promote promising research, scholarship and creative arts in all areas of the University and to encourage faculty members to envision ambitious, long-term projects. For more information, please go to the REACH Grant Program
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Top Research News
Although there is enough energy in a particle of light from the sun to break water into hydrogen and oxygen, the conversion process is not efficient. Engineering professor Walter Varhue is researching new materials inspired by nanotechnology to solve this problem and produce hydrogen, a clean and cheap energy source.