Research and Innovation

As an R-1 and Texas Tier One university, much is expected of us. It is critically important that we build upon our University’s record of success by investing in our research capabilities and strengthening our high-impact research initiatives. Together, we will identify paths to best enhance our research infrastructure, be stronger collaborators in regional economic development, and take on more of the great challenges facing our society.

What We're Hearing

  • Focus on building for the future, as recent growth of research has been a strength
  • Increase interdisciplinary research opportunities and experiences
  • Increase support for undergraduate research opportunities

What We’ve Done

What We’re Exploring

  • Developing plans for how National Research University Fund resources will be invested
  • Increasing the impact of research and creative activities to transform the innovation ecosystem
  • Expanding regional partnerships to strengthen health research and expand clinical and translations research
  • Enhancing institutional capacity for receipt of Title III, Title V, and Title VII HSI grant opportunities
  • Expanding efforts at the federal level to bring engagement and funding to UTA
  • Engaging regional economic development agencies to understand opportunities for strengthening our role in growing the region’s economy