U of T Researchers: For MRA Click here

Welcome to the website for the University of Toronto
Vice-President, Research & Innovation

The Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI) portfolio plays an important role in supporting U of T as a top public research university in the world. Our mission is to create the most supportive environment possible so that our researchers, innovators and learners can do what they do best — advance understanding and apply new knowledge.

Our work supports, fosters and promotes the research and innovation culture and activities of our faculty and students across our three campuses, along with our partner hospitals, funding sponsors, and partners in the public and private sector.

The VPRI provides a full range of services including guidance to faculty, staff and students on grants and funding, oversight, innovation and entrepreneurship, partnerships, policies and procedures, and institutional awards & honours. Information on all of these items can be found on this website, as well as information on our boards & committees, and executive team.

Vivek Goel
Vice-President, Research & Innovation


Martin_Pickave

Martin Pickavé

Meet Our Canada Research Chairs: Martin Pickavé

ILLUMINATING THE CONCEPT OF FREEDOM

The idea that we are free is central to our understanding of the human experience. Because we are free, we are considered responsible for our actions. But what does it mean to be free? What exactly is freedom? Dr. Martin Pickavé, Canada Research Chair in Mediaeval Philosophy, believes that the best way to tackle this… More

Back to Top ↑

© 2016 Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation. All rights reserved. | Site map | Accessibility | Log in