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

Ting Tan
Professor of engineering, co-creator of hybrid energy harvester
Michele Commercio
Associate professor of political science, specialist in comparative politics in post - Soviet states
Judith Van Houten
Professor of zoology, winner President’s Distinguished University Citizenship and Service Award
Hilary Hickingbotham
Mechanical engineering major, employed at UTC Aerospace before graduation
Egbert Stolk
Graduate student, historic preservation program
Stuart Hart
Leader in sustainable business field, MBA faculty member
Rashad Shabazz
Professor of geography, expert on race geographies
Celeste Heinz on Winooski bridge
Senior environmental studies major, intern for Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Donna Rizzo
Professor of civil and environmental engineering, researches human-induced changes on natural systems
Professor of computer science, robotics expert, author of new essay on cognition
Trevor Gearhart, Peter Isles
Conducting winter research on summer algae blooms
Nick Gotelli
Professor of biology, ecologist, part of research team on global extinction crisis
Dean of the School of Business Administration, business sustainability expert
Hudziak and team
M.D.s, authors of study on potential dangers of ice hockey for young athletes
Professors of mathematics, co-authors of study on how languages skew toward happiness
John Barlow
Studying bacterial role in human health, artisanal cheesemaking
Justin Guilbert
Doctoral student, lead author on new study for projecting climage change into VT
Research associate professor of engineering, co-founder of E.A.S.Y, innovate learning products
Student, White House honoree, "Champion of Change" for climate education
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Mechanical engineer, creator of UVM lab that is at spaceflight's leading edge
Bogac Ergene
Historian, leading authority on Islamic law
Bernice Garnett
Assistant professor, public health prevention scientist
Associate professor of sociology, special adviser to the prime minister of Senegal
Katie Ann Miller, Stephanie Juice & Leigh Ann Holterman
Recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) research fellowships
Prof. Stephanie Seguino
Professor of economics, focus on the impact of globalization on income distribution and wellbeing
Paul Bierman
Geology professor, leads team that finds three-million-year-old landscape beneath Greenland
Hugh Garavan
Professor of psychiatry, co-author of new study that reports predictors or teen binge-drinking
Wagner and Weiss
Conducting cutting edge tissue regeneration research
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Professors of medicine, Ebola doctors in Liberia
Major Jackson
Professor of English, Guggenheim fellow
Eileen Burgin
Associate professor of political science, former House of Representatives staff member
Karen Fondacaro
Innovative research in clinical psychology empowers traumatized refugees
Tyler “Sully” Sullivan '07
Owner, BombTech Golf manufacturer, co-created club with UVM Engineering students

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