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Office of the Vice President for Research

About the VP

As vice president for research, Shashank Priya is responsible for maintaining a dynamic and competitive research environment at UMN.

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Strategic Priorities

We strive to enhance research excellence, promote and sustain research integrity, and accelerate the transfer of knowledge for public good.

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Our office sponsors collaborative initiatives that advance the research mission and engage interdisciplinary partners from across the University and beyond.

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Announcements for the UMN Research Community