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Welcome from the OVPR


Welcome to the University of New Mexico’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) website. At UNM, students, faculty and staff excel in a wide range of research, creative and innovation activities, and contribute substantially to our society’s intellectual, artistic and economic well-being. Our diverse research and creative works enable student success, engage local and global communities, foster innovation, and create new knowledge. UNM is a comprehensive, Carnegie-designated Research 1 university, and is the nation’s only flagship state university that is also a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
The OVPR serves eleven colleges in UNM’s main campus and the four branch campuses by providing infrastructure for proposal development and submission, as well as award execution and promotional activities to recognize research excellence. The OVPR also implements initiatives to stimulate growth of UNM’s research enterprise including facilitating both strategic and grass-roots collaborations with other research institutions in New Mexico, as well as with industry.
Whether you are a researcher at UNM who would like to know more about how OVPR can support your work, a potential external research partner, or a New Mexican citizen who wants to learn about the exciting research being done here at your state’s flagship university, we hope you explore our website to find the information you need.

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