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.

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

Nathan Gasek in front  of microscope
Funded undergraduate researcher
Frances Iannucci rowing boat
Honors student, conducted summer research in Mongolia
Chemistry major, winner of prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Ian Joughin ’86 G’90
Glaciologist studying the collapse of the ice sheet covering western Antarctica
Lizzy Pope
Assistant professor of nutrition and food sciences, lead author on study showing Food TV is a Recipe for Weight Gain
Fukagawa in her lab
Professor of medicine, director of USDA Human Nutrition Research Center
Russ Tracey
Professor of pathology, plays critical role in national Exome Sequencing Project
plastma test lab
Mechanical engineer, creator of UVM lab that is at spaceflight's leading edge

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