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News from the Vice Provost for Research

Research Resource Hub

Our expansive link hub will help guide you through research at Penn from Initializing Research through Dissemination &  Commercialization.

Research Portal Program

This OVPR initiative includes development of a research portal, COI system and Grant Financial Management (GFM) tools.

LabArchives for Researchers

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

Penn Research Excellence Initiative

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

Funding & Fellowships

Within the OVPR

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


Penn's Phase II of Research Resumption is targeted for July 13. The goal is to expand the scope of research operati…

On Wed July 1st and Wed July 29th @LabArchives will provide the Penn community free online training sessions on usi…

Penn Today spoke with the Vice Provost for Research Dawn Bonnell about Phase I of research resumption, how it will…

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