Research Excellence

Commitment to Research Excellence

Research is integral to the mission of the University of Oregon, a comprehensive public research university serving the state, nation, and world since 1876. Research underpins the outstanding learning opportunities that are available to students at the University of Oregon and is part of our commitment to exceptional teaching, discovery, and service.

Outstanding Research Awards

The Vice President for Research and Innovation annually hosts and sponsors the Outstanding Research Awards, which celebrate the significant impact and reach of UO faculty members engaged in research, creative endeavors, and scholarly activities. The awards and related event are intended to raise the visibility of the outstanding research activities taking place at the UO.

Recipients receive commendation from the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation (OVPRI), including $1,000 (or $2,500 for a team) in research support, a recognition memento, and highlighting of their work.

Past award winners:

Research Administrative Excellence Awards

The Research Administrative Excellence Awards recognize the contributions of staff within the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation (OVPRI) for their service and commitment to supporting the campus research community. Each year, the Vice President for Research & Innovation recognizes individuals and teams for their achievements and service.

Past award winners: