Penn's Research Recovery Program offers 4 new funding mechanisms to help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on research. Opening Fall 2020. Learn More & Apply » Social Inequality in Health Status and Health Care.
Closed Sept 23.
Research Disruption Mitigation Fund from STEM fields.
Open now. Deadline Nov 20.
Research Transition Fund for Humanities & Social Sciences.
Open now. Deadline Nov 20.
Bridge Grants.
Research Resumption: Resource Hub FAQ's, phase-in summaries, master plan, resumption forms, checklists, COVID training, PPE procurement, individual school plans, and more. Resumption Hub »

News from the Vice Provost for Research

Research Recovery Program

Four new mechanisms to mitigate unexpected costs, exploit new research opportunities, and support bridge projects. Emphasizing populations disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.

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.

Research Resource Hub

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

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


Applications for the Penn Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowships (Postdoctoral Fellowships for Academic Diversity) are now open. The deadline is Nov 15, 2020. MORE

Now accepting applications for our Research Recovery Grant program, which mitigates pandemic related impacts on research at Penn
  • Research Disruption Mitigation Fund (STEM Fields)
  • Research Transition Fund (Social Sciences and Humanities)


Applications are now open for the Penn Provost's Postdoctoral Fellowship! The November 20 deadline for application…

Dawn Bonnell Appointed Senior Vice Provost for Research @Penn

It's National Postdoc Appreciation Week and we’re proud to recognize Penn postdocs for their incredible and importa…

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Tomorrow at 5pm Central, Professor Diana Mutz will be a panelist for the @sesp_nu event entitled "Understanding the…

FUNDING:  @Penn faculty (standing and non-standing) and staff are eligible to apply for up to $8000 with an Indepen…

Nurses, sanitary workers, & grocery store clerks have all found themselves working on the front lines of COVID-19.…

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Moon water!

What does the science of communication say about how to discuss a new vaccine for a new disease with a wary public?…

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