News from the Vice Provost for Research

Penn Research Excellence Initiative

Supporting the Highest Levels of Research Credibility, Integrity, and Impact at Penn

URF Grants

Applications are now open for the University Research Foundation’s fall grant cycle! See what different grants are offered and how you can apply. Deadline is October 18.

LabArchives for Researchers

The modern, cloud-based, secure Electronic Research Notebook system is now available for free to Penn researchers.

Penn Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications for positions starting July 2020 are now open!  The deadline is November 01, 2019 at 5pm.

Funding & Fellowships

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Centers & Institutes

The University’s integrated campus facilitates unique investigative collaborations across disciplines and research at Penn’s Centers and Institutes represent some of the most cutting edge investigations taking place in the world today. A searchable database of the University’s many Centers and Institutes is to the left. On behalf of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Research oversees the 8 University-wide Centers & Institutes featured below.

Featured Institutes

Regulatory Topics


Applications are now open for the University Research Foundation's fall grant cycle! Deadline is October 18. MORE

Applications are now open for the Penn Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship starting fall 2020. Deadline is Nov 1. MORE


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