Welcome to Texas Research

Juan M. Sanchez

Scholarship is a vital part of The University of Texas at Austin’s mission to the people of Texas. Moreover, we believe that the undergraduate and graduate students of the university can receive an education of the first class only if the research conducted at this university is also of the first class.

Juan M. Sanchez
Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research of The University of Texas at Austin supports research at all levels at the university.

The office represents the university in discussions that help formulate national and state research policy.
It identifies opportunities and fosters ties to research sponsors and collaborators outside the university.
It promotes emerging research opportunities in non-traditional areas.
It assures the availability of any infrastructure necessary to aid research, while adhering to all regulatory requirements.
It fosters peer-reviewed competitions that support research. Examples include Research Grants, Special Research Grants, Book Subventions, Hamilton Book Awards, Research Excellence Awards and Undergraduate Research Fellowship programs.

Research and support units in the Office of the Vice President for Research:

Reports on Research

Texas Research

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the world's leading research universities. Its faculty and research staff generated more than $544.3 million in federal and corporate funding last year. This research funding and the graduate students it attracts help contribute about $2.8 billion and about 16,000 jobs annually to the Texas economy.