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

In 2021, we're reimagining the research and scholarship organization, 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


Our Teams

Research Development & Evaluation

Teams dedicated to connecting investigators with funding and with each other. They oversee the application and selection process for internal awards like U-LINK and the Provost’s Research Awards. They also provide help with grant writing and consultations with experts.

Research Capacity & Operations

These teams support reporting and data on sponsored projects at the University. They develop and maintain grant agreement management systems, effort certification and reporting, and research information technology.

Research Administration

The Research Administration team under the Office of the Vice Provost for Research includes professionals with vast combined experience in submitting successful award applications. The teams include specialists grouped by academic discipline and expertise.

regulatory affairs & assessment

Several offices under the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship are dedicated to ensuring the integrity, safety and compliance of the sponsored programs we undertake. These professionals have a deep knowledge of regulatory requirements and know how to ensure that the end product of your work meets the utmost standards.