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.


in Canada by top-ranking metrics worldwide


in sponsored research funding


most cited university in the world


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 grants managed


occupational health and safety assessments conducted


startup teams supported annually


training sessions for faculty and staff led by VPRI

For more publicly available data, Explore Research by the Numbers.

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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.

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