The University of Florida strives to be the internationally recognized leader among research universities in creating new knowledge and technologies, performing research with impact, spawning new economic opportunities, and educating the next generation of leaders.
We should be an exemplary, model organization in the art and science of discovery and innovation, in the stewardship of resources, in the conduct of research, and in meeting our regulatory obligations.
The Office of Research is committed to being a highly valued and effective organization whose leadership and service makes this vision a reality for the University of Florida.
The UF Office of Research provides the institutional leadership and infrastructure necessary for the research enterprise to achieve excellence in creating new fundamental knowledge and technological breakthroughs, in translating research to relevance, and in contributing to the educational mission of the institution.
The UF Office of Research will accomplish this mission through an uncompromised commitment to excellence in serving the needs of the UF research enterprise, in protecting the integrity of the institution, and in investing towards future research needs and opportunities. We must be LEADERS for the UF research enterprise by focusing on seven core elements: