• The Laboratory of Vermont

    The Center for Research on Vermont is a student-driven laboratory for understanding the social, environmental, economic and technological trends that impact our state. Everything we do provides UVM interns with an opportunity to develop applied skills across a range of disciplines on work that tackles urgent challenges in Vermont. 

An interdisciplinary network of scholars, students & engaged community members.

Founded in 1974, the Center for Research on Vermont engages UVM's vast network of scholars, experts, and community partners to create meaningful learning opportunities for students that also strengthen civic life in our state.

Our work includes:

2024 Student Research Awards Accepting Submissions!

The Nuquist Award is a statewide competition to encourage excellence in undergraduate research on Vermont topics in the form of a culminating study, usually a thesis or year-long project. The award is named in memory of UVM Political Science Professor Andrew E. Nuquist.

The Bryan Award is a statewide competition to recognize outstanding undergraduate research on Vermont topics, as exemplified in a one-semester course project. The Center inaugurated the award in 1997 to honor George B. Bryan (1939–1996), Professor of Theatre and former Director of CRVT.

Deadline: Applications submitted electronically by April 15, 2024.

More Info & Submission Form Here

Contact Us

CRVT Director: Richard Watts                                                                             
CRVT Coordinator: Trish Denton                                                             
General Inquiries: CRVT@uvm.edu
Billings Library, B403, University of Vermont