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The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) is responsible for the integration and enhancement of research activities across UTA’s and multiple research centers. VPR leads university-wide strategic growth activities, including multidisciplinary groups in environmental sustainability, innovation, energy systems, and biosciences. 

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Interdisciplinary Research Program established to promote collaboration across fields

UT Arlington’s new Interdisciplinary Research Program will provide funding of up to $20,000 to faculty research teams representing different disciplines.

The initiative is intended to advance interdisciplinary research in alignment with the four guiding themes of the University's strategic plan: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, and Data-Driven Discovery.

The program will help foster interactions and new, preliminary research across campus to enable teams to effectively compete for major external research grant funding.

Duane Dimos, vice president for research, will host an information session 2:30-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, May 19-20, in Room 245E of the Business Building.

Requests for proposal (RFP) submissions are accepted through 4 p.m. Monday, June 15



U.S. Manufacturing Symposium

The symposium is a Walmart initiative to create affordable, flexible, automated solutions to bring manufacturing back to the United States. See the schedule. Admission $35, $120 for exhibitors; 25 free passes for students. Wednesday, June 3, UTARI, 7300 Jack Newell Blvd. S., Fort Worth. UT Arlington Research Institute.



Research Enhancement Program Grant Recipients

Research Enhancement Program grants are given specifically for the support of research and professional creative activity. For more information please visit the Research Enhancement Program page by clicking the link.

This years recipients are:


Maureen Courtney, College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Christy Spivey, Department of Economics

Kyungsuk Yum, Department of Material Science and Engineering

Patryk Babiracki, Department of History

Desiree Henderson, Department of English

Noelle Field, School of Social Work

Ling Xu, School of Social Work

Joseph Ngai, Department of Physics

Daniel Cavanagh, Department of Music

Meet Our Staff

Dr. Duane B. Dimos
Dr. Duane B. Dimos
Vice President
ddimos@uta.edu

Jeremy Forsberg
Jeremy Forsberg
Assistant Vice President
j.forsberg@uta.edu

VPR Organization
VPR Organization
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