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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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As more of the population gets vaccinated, emergency departments are seeing fewer COVID cases and more twisted ankl…

The termination of the embattled Keystone XL pipeline yesterday raised new questions about the direction of the oil…

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States are shelling out incentives ranging from free beer to $1 million lotteries to encourage residents to get the…

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