Navigation

Search This Site

Research Development

Office of the Vice President for Research
The Rotunda at UVA

Research Development Services

The Research Development team in the Office of the VPR provides a variety of services to support research development across the Grounds. The Research Development team can help coordinate the development of large and multidisciplinary proposals…

More >>

Home

VPR RD News

Benjamin Castleman and Nitya Kallivayalil

Benjamin Castleman and Nitya Kallivayali

Friday, July 5, 2019

President Donald J. Trump has announced the recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).  The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.

Friday, June 28, 2019

The secret to making clothing practically indestructible could be the same thing that makes us grow out of it: sugar.

A new discovery from the University of Virginia School of Medicine reveals how sugars could be used to make almost indestructible cloth and other materials.

Federico Ciliberto

Federico Ciliberto

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

According to new research from University of Virginia economist Federico Ciliberto, widespread adoption of genetically modified crops has decreased the use of insecticides, but increased the use of weed-killing herbicides as weeds become more resistant