The University of New Mexico serves as the state’s premier institution of higher learning and provider of health care by promoting discovery, generating intellectual and cultural contributions, and honoring academic values.
UNM’s distinguished research community is cultivated throughout its 14 colleges, 200+ degree programs, nine multi-disciplinary centers, six strategic Health Sciences centers, and four branch campuses.
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UNM serves as a catalyst for discovery, innovation, and economic growth.
The UNM Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is committed to the advancement, facilitation, and celebration of cutting-edge discovery and innovation. At UNM, we believe research is education, and as New Mexico’s premier R1 institution, we are uniquely positioned to provide an unparalleled education for students and world-class opportunities for faculty.
As the only academic medical center in New Mexico, we are dedicated to pushing forward into uncharted research territory. Our faculty, staff and trainees work tirelessly to address our state's pressing health needs. At any given time, we manage over 300 clinical trials and 900 major research projects. Through our research centers, partnerships and education programs, we strive to create a healthier New Mexico.