The University of Florida is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Top 10 public research universities in the United States. Research at UF plays a significant role in advancing our fundamental understanding of the world in which we live, generating creative breakthroughs that lead to technologies with positive benefit, creating opportunities for economic growth in the state, and changing the trajectory of young people through education.
The UF Office of Research provides programs and services to support UF faculty and staff in their research efforts.
We identify grant opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property, work with potential industry partners, highlight research achievements and more.
From proposal development assistance to technology transfer, our various units and offices assist investigators at every stage of the research process.
The Office of the Vice President for Research oversees several centers and institutes with university-wide missions and varying research specialties.
Vice President for Research Dr. David Norton, leads the efforts of the Office of Research to stimulate and support competitive research at the University of Florida.