The scope of research at the University of Vermont is broad and diverse, including the fields of human health, energy, food systems, neuroscience, complex systems, animal science, the environment and more. Our community of scholars are engaged in research and discovery that will lead to solutions to the grand challenges (water, food, energy, security, health and healthcare) we face as a people and a planet. Please explore the exciting research we're conducting as well as the opportunities available to you as a student, researcher or collaborator.

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Conducting Research at UVM

The research enterprise at UVM is an interdisciplinary pursuit, with many minds bringing approaches and solutions to societal problems.

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Areas of Research

Explore our most expansive areas of research at UVM, and meet some of the world-class scientists at work.

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Research Administrative Offices

Putting people in touch with the research contacts they need.

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Research Facilities

The university is its people, first and foremost. But those talented faculty, dedicated staff and inquisitive students need superior facilities to realize their full potential.

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UVM Stories

Prof. Stephanie Seguino
Stephanie Seguino
Professor of economics, focus on the impact of globalization on income distribution and wellbeing
Judith Van Houten
Judith Van Houten
Professor of zoology, winner President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award
Eileen Burgin
Eileen Burgin
Associate professor of political science, former House of Representatives staff member
Stuart Hart
Stuart Hart
Leader in sustainable business field, MBA faculty member
Paul Bierman
Paul Bierman
Geology professor, leads team that finds three-million-year-old landscape beneath Greenland
Hilary Hickingbotham
Hilary Hickingbotham ’14
Mechanical engineering major, employed at UTC Aerospace before graduation
Hugh Garavan
Hugh Garavan
Professor of psychiatry, co-author of new study that reports predictors or teen binge-drinking
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Michael Rosen
Research associate professor of engineering, co-founder of E.A.S.Y, innovate learning products
Katie Ann Miller, Stephanie Juice & Leigh Ann Holterman
Katie Ann Miller, Stephanie Juice & Leigh Ann Holterman
Recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) research fellowships
Major Jackson
Major Jackson
Professor of English, Guggenheim fellow
Tyler “Sully” Sullivan '07
Tyler “Sully” Sullivan '07
Owner, BombTech Golf manufacturer, co-created club with UVM Engineering students
Nick Gotelli
Nick Gotelli
Professor of biology, ecologist, part of research team on global extinction crisis
Trevor Gearhart, Peter Isles
Trevor Gearhart, Peter Isles
Conducting winter research on summer algae blooms
Michele Commercio
Michele Commercio
Associate professor of political science, specialist in comparative politics in post-Soviet states
Donna Rizzo
Donna Rizzo
Professor of civil and environmental engineering, researches human-induced changes on natural systems
Bernice Garnett
Bernice Garnett
Assistant professor, public health prevention scientist
John Barlow
John Barlow
Studying bacterial role in human health, artisanal cheesemaking
Wagner and Weiss
Darcy Wagner, Ph.D and Daniel Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.
Conducting cutting edge tissue regeneration research
Senegal
Moustapha Diouf
Associate professor of sociology, special adviser to the prime minister of Senegal
Karen Fondacaro
Karen Fondacaro
Innovative research in clinical psychology empowers traumatized refugees

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