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News from the Vice Provost for Research

Pandemic Impact Report Released

Pandemic Cover

The report includes research progress during the pandemic, qualitative and quantitative  assessments of negative impact, and initial mitigation programs.

Research Resource Hub


A comprehensive compilation of online resources covering the research process life-cycle.


A cloud based, secure Electronic Research Notebook system available to Penn researchers.

Research Portal Program


A gateway to Penn Research Administration systems providing easy access to your entire research portfolio. Under development.

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


Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow Aja Carter hopes to build "paleontologically inspired robots" now that she's crossed…

9 outstanding scholars have been named the 2021 Provost's Postdoctoral Fellows. @tiffjhuang @_JoannaMedina

OVPR congratulates the winners of the 1st annual Penn Labs Freezer Challenge!

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CHIP's role is providing the social impact evidence base, making it publicly available, and partnering in this phil…

☀️ Looking for a way to participate in summer camp fun from home? Free-to-everyone Summer Exploration Kits—includin…

Penn Museum Anthropology Camp is officially SOLD OUT! Never miss another summer adventure, sign up for our emails.…

Decreased driving on US highways led to an unprecedented drop in wild animal mortality during the early months of t…

Queen Puabi’s headdress is arranged in a style similar to one worn today using a long scarf or al-assaba. Hadi Al…

A new analysis finds the outlook for EV deployment is "getting much brighter," but it's off pace for meeting aggres…

California oil workers union is getting behind clean energy because of the jobs. via @latimes @Sammy_Roth

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