Division of the Vice-President,

Research &

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation (VPRI) has the expertise and connections to help researchers at every stage, by providing advice and resources. Working with our Faculties and affiliated hospitals, we are the administrative support hub for U of T's research and innovation activities.


The University of Toronto is where transformative research and innovation is happening across a breadth of fields and disciplines.

$1.4 Billion
in Sponsored
Research Funding in 2020

Consistently Top 5
in the world for research output

Canada Research Chairs

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation supports the U of T community by managing the research and innovation enterprise.

Research Funds

Lab Safety Inspections

Commercialization Projects

Wifi IconUpcoming Application & Nomination Opportunities

Sponsor Deadline: January 22, 2021

Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science

Sponsor Deadline: Ongoing

COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

Sponsor Deadline: January 27, 2022

Connection Grants

Speech Buble IconCRIS Research Roundup

A weekly digest of research & innovation communications curated by the Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS). The Research Roundup is published on Tuesday, and includes information communicated in the preceding week.

Upcoming Workshops & Events for Researchers & Staff

Thursday, January 20, 2022
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

How to do market research and why this is important?


Thursday, January 20, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

EDI in Research Methods and Methodologies


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