University of Vermont

Office of the Vice President for Research

OVPR Facilities

OVPR-related Research Programs

2014 Research Report

2014 Research Report
The scope of research at the University of Vermont is broad and diverse. Read the Flipbook or downloadable PDF.

2014 NWCS Highlights

A View From the Field

The UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils (NWCS) Program has released its first program highlights publication. Read the E-Magazine or downloadable PDF.

FreshTracks Roadmap

FreshTracks Roadmap
A succinct guide to Vermont's entrepreneurial ecosystem and innovation economy. See the slideshow.

Dr. Richard Galbraith, Vice President for Research Welcome to the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Vermont.

World-class excellence in disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research is a priority for UVM as one of the nation's premier small research universities and a leader in creating and translating knowledge in service to the people of Vermont and the nation.

To learn more about the spectrum of research opportunities and business partnerships at UVM, please explore our Research web page or contact my office.

For research opportunities for undergraduate students, please contact Ann Kroll Lerner in the Office of Undergraduate Research. For graduate studies, contact the Graduate College.

What's New & Trending

Burack Lecture Series — Alan Alda

Alan Alda

On February 2nd, Alan Alda — actor, director and writer — charmed a full house at the Davis Center with his talk on "Helping the Public Get Beyond a Blind Date with Science." View the recorded lecture.

Alda is currently visiting professor at the Center for Communicating Science, Stony Brook University. UVM is in discussion with the Alda Center for possible semester-long communications classes developed for graduate students.

Faculty Activity Network (FAN)

This pilot program is designed to encourage and foster collaborative work among faculty members. Find out more

OVPR Research Report

For a summary of the operations of OVPR programs, please see:
Research Report (Oct. 2013)

REACH Grant Program

The REACH Grant Program seeks to identify and promote promising research, scholarship and creative arts throughout the University. Find out more

SPARK-VT Initiative

SPARK-VT is helping the university create an exciting new culture of faculty entrepreneurship. Find out more

Media Guidelines for Faculty and Staff

University faculty and staff are often contacted by and interact with local, national and international media of various types including, but not limited to, social, broadcast and print. Below are some guidelines to consider, specifically, how faculty or staff might prepare for an interview and best represent themselves, the University, and if appropriate, the funding agency.

If possible, please first contact the Office of University Communications before your interview or other media interaction at 656-2005; or contact Jeff Wakefield, Assistant Director, University Communications, at 802-578-8830 or by email at

UVM Communications staff and their support services may also be found at:

Click the links below for guidelines on interviewing, by type of media interaction:

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