University of Minnesota
Office of the Vice President for Research

Office of the Vice President for Research : University of MinnesotaOffice of the Vice President for Research : University of Minnesota

Centers, institutes & programs

The Office of the Vice President for Research is home to several centers, institutes and programs that focus on particular facets of the research process. See the OVPR organizational chart for more information.

Center for Transportation Studies

Convenes diverse communities to move innovative transportation solutions from research to reality.
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Consortium on Law and Values

Joins centers across the University to support interdisciplinary research at the intersection of life sciences, law, and policy.
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Hormel Institute

Contributes to the development of new prevention and treatment therapies for cancer and other chronic diseases.
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Institute on the Environment

Tackles Earth's most pressing environmental problems by conducting transformative research and building world-changing partnerships.
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Minnesota Population Center

An interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research, serving faculty members and scientists from eight colleges and institutes.
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Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

Provides supercomputing resources and user support to faculty and students at the university.
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U of M Informatics Institute

Fosters data-intensive research in several fields and aims to identify education and research infrastructure needs.
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University of Minnesota Press

Publishes groundbreaking work in social and cultural thought, critical theory, race and ethnic studies, urbanism, feminist criticism, and media studies.
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