UH Division of Research - University of Houston
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The University of Houston is committed to advancing its status as a nationally competitive research university. The UH Division of Research is the support system for the innovative work of our faculty, providing comprehensive resources and services for university research endeavors.

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Core Facilities

UH has committed $22 million to purchase equipment for new core facilities in five national priority research areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Advanced Materials, Imaging and Scanning, Data and Sensing, and Automation and Autonomy. The investment will provide equipment for our research community to compete effectively for research awards and excel at delivering the goals and objectives of their research projects.

Research Thrusts

The University of Houston's institutional research thrusts address society's most pressing problems. Bringing together interdisciplinary teams to develop funding strategies, build partnerships, and explore commercialization, this approach encourages collaboration between early-career researchers, established faculty, industry partners, and community champions to tackle regional and global challenges and turn ideas into real-world solutions.


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Contracts and Grants

OCG reviews and submits research proposals, negotiates and accepts awards, and handles billing, financial and effort reporting, and close-out for sponsored projects.

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Research Integrity and Oversight

RIO ensures compliance with federal regulations in areas concerning human subjects, animal subjects, conflicts of interest, grant congruency and responsible conduct of research.

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Animal Care Operations

ACO provides veterinary and husbandry services to support animals used in biomedical and behavioral research, including the maintenance of standards for animals, facilities, equipment and procedures.

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Business Operations

Business Operations provides HR and office administration support for the Division of Research.

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Communications is responsible for raising the visibility of UH research and innovation programs nationally, among peer institutions and throughout Houston’s regional industry.