The creation of knowledge and tools through scholarship, research, and invention is fundamental to the life of a great university. Faculty research projects also provide distinctive learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, and research funding drives local and regional economic development.
The University of Virginia is recognized as a leading institution in humanities, social sciences, and arts scholarship. We are now committed to enhancing research in key interdisciplinary areas of science and engineering. In building these complementary strengths, we cultivate a University research culture that supports innovation and ultimately leads to discoveries that will transform society.