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Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships

vice president for research and partnerships

core purpose & values

igniting and catalyzing  excellence in research to change people's lives
Norman Campus

Research Highlights FY21

644

Total Awards in FY21

$171.7

Million Dollars in Awards in FY21

$230.8

Million Dollars in Expenditures in FY21*
*Reported to the NSF HERD Survey

News & Events

 Featured Event

August 18

VPRP Town Hall to Discuss the Progress of the Lead On, University Strategic Plan

10 a.m. | August 18 | Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art Auditorium

Join Vice President for Research and Partnership Tomás Díaz de la Rubia for a town hall to discuss the progress made in achieving the goals defined in Pillar 5 of the Lead On, University Strategic Plan. A Zoom option is available for those who cannot attend in person.
 

Join via zoom


 

OU's Research Strategy Emerges from
21st Century Global Grand Challenges

 

 


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Aerospace, Defense, and Global Security

Our mission is to perform research, education, and service to address aerospace, defense, and global security challenges relevant to our local, national, and global partners. We will foster an inclusive environment that enables convergence research, leading to the development of innovative and timely solutions to critical problems.

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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

To transform energy systems and communities to become more resilient and sustainable while protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services.


 

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The Future of Health

Using innovative approaches, concepts, and applications, we will positively transform the health of all peoples and the biosphere in which we exist.

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Society and Community Transformation

Transforming societies by setting the national standard for convergent, community-engaged research and creative activity.
 

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Enabling Cross Cutting Foundational Capabilities

 

 

 

INITIATIVES

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Big Idea Challenge
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Match Program
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Significant Impact Research Grant Program
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Strategic Equipment Investment Program
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Social Sciences, Humanities, and the Arts Seed Grant Program
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COVID-19 RFP
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Inequities in Research RFP

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