About the Office of the Vice-President (Research and Innovation)

We are a diverse portfolio that supports and advances the university's large and complex research and innovation enterprise. We work closely with other University of Alberta portfolios, as well as external partners and stakeholders, and provide leadership, guidance and diverse research supports and services:

  • Grant and funding administration, oversight and writing support
  • Liaise with funding agencies and government
  • Build research collaborations and promote industry partnerships
  • Facilitate innovation, entrepreneurship and knowledge transfer
  • Promote the university's research and its resulting outcomes and benefits