About Research & Scholarship 

About About

Mission Core Values

The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research & Scholarship is to work with our faculty, students, and staff to foster and encourage the highest quality research and creative activities.

  • Accountability
  • Education
  • Equity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Service
  • Subject
  • Welfare
  • Teamwork
  • Transparency




We aim to achieve our mission by the following:

  • Developing and maintaining a culture and infrastructure that supports research/creative activities university-wide, and promotes protection of our human and animal subjects
  • Facilitating these activities by helping our investigators identify and obtain the resources they need to succeed
  • Promoting high ethical standards and compliance with applicable policies and guidelines of our partners, the university, and the state and federal governments
  • Educating our constituency regarding opportunities, procedures, and rules/guidelines in the performance and reporting of research
  • Facilitating communication with university leadership and with investigators by providing important information and by listening to concerns
  • Helping our investigators navigate regulatory hurdles and roadblocks
  • Promoting collaborative and innovative research programs that advance our knowledge and address regional, national and global societal needs

Mission Driven Research

The comprehensive array of disciplines throughout our 11 schools and colleges positions the University of Miami to serve as a model for scholarly and artistic endeavors, and for integrated and interdisciplinary research that translates into innovative and actionable solutions. Find out how your research can align with the University's strategic plan, The Roadmap to Our New Century.

About Research & Scholarship

We are over 250 professionals with expertise in guiding faculty, staff, and learners through the entire Research Lifecycle, from project conception and grant submission to sharing your results with the world and creating commercial opportunities.

We are connectors, grant writers, proposal gurus, financial analysts, compliance experts, animal caretakers, software developers, project managers, negotiators, and much more. We work together to ensure that the University of Miami reaches its greatest potential on a Roadmap to Our New Century.

We make research and scholarship happen!

research & scholarship strategic plan

Research & Scholarship strategic plan, guided by four goals:

  • Improve Research Enabling Services to Support Growth in Scale and Impact of Research
  • Advocate for Diversity in Research and Scholarship
  • Coordinate the Development and Promote Effective Utilization of Research Facilities and Capacity
  • Support Growth of Research and Scholarship and Facilitate Interdisciplinarity