University of Vermont

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

Dr. Richard Galbraith, Vice President for Research Welcome

Welcome to the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) at the University of Vermont. Our mission is to support and foster interdisciplinary and disciplinary research, scholarship, innovation and creative works. We take immense pride in the scholarly output of the nearly 1,100 full-time faculty members who call UVM home.

To learn more about the spectrum of research at UVM, please contact our office or see the additional websites listed on this page under "Related Links."

What's New & Trending

VPR Express
(Early EXtra Promotion of REsearch & Scholarly Success)

Proposals are now being accepted.
Deadline: October 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce a new internal competitive funding program, designed specifically to stimulate research and scholarship by new junior faculty members. Find out more >>


Faculty Activity Network (FAN)

Proposals are now being accepted.
Deadline: Rolling (until the 10 available slots are filled)

In order to encourage UVM faculty members to learn about each other's work and to work collaboratively, we are pleased to announce the second year of the Faculty Activity Network (FAN) initiative. Find out more >>


NIH Webinar: Fundamentals of the NIH and the NIH Grants Process

Friday, Sept. 11, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Registration required

Megan Columbus (Director of Communications and Outreach, NIH Office of Extramural Research) will lead you through the basics of applying for funding from the NIH. Appropriate for new and early-stage investigators, postdocs, grad students, and anyone new to the NIH grants process. Contact Jeralyn.Haraldsen@uvm.edu with any questions.


FISAR Grant Program

Proposals are now being accepted for 2015-16.
Deadline: October 15, 2015 at 5:00 pm

FISAR seeks to identify and promote promising interdisciplinary / multidisciplinary research, scholarship and creative arts bridging the participating Colleges. Faculty members from COM, CAS and CEMS are eligible. Find out more >>


Grant Writing "Brown Bag" Seminars

338 Waterman (Memorial Lounge)
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Last Tuesday of each month

This series of interactive, monthly "brown bag" discussions will cover a range of grant writing topics. No RSVP required. Bring your own lunch. Click here for seminar topics and dates.


Research Reports

2014 Research Report UVM Humanities Center Magazine
A View from the Field UVM Presidents Annual Report 2015