About the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation advances world-class research, scholarship, and innovation at the University of Oregon, a top-tier public research institution. The office supports the university’s research centers and essential core facilities and provides strategic investment, leadership, and vision for the university’s entire research enterprise.

We serve faculty, students, and staff throughout the process of discovery and creative activity — encouraging innovation and economic development through strategic partnering, technology transfer initiatives, and philanthropy; helping faculty identify funding opportunities, particularly interdisciplinary initiatives that have high potential to attract external funding and catalyze community impact; and overseeing and coordinating the UO’s research proposal submissions, compliance, and contract and grant administration through our administrative units.

Learn more about our commitment to research excellence.

Anshuman ("AR") Razdan 

Vice President for Research and Innovation

“Research, scholarship, and innovation are key pillars in advancing the UO’s role as a public research university. This translates to our role and responsibility to have continuous and growing societal and economic impacts on the state, nation, and world. From ground-breaking fundamental research to developing real world, applied solutions via commercialization, the UO brings to bear the finest minds to today and tomorrow’s challenges that we face in the 21st century.”

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Mailing Address
1266 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1266

Physical Address
677 East 12th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401

Phone: 541-346-2090
Email: vpri@uoregon.edu