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Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships

vice president for research and partnerships

core purpose & values

igniting and catalyzing  excellence in research and creative activity to change people's lives
Norman Campus

Research Highlights FY23

739

Total Awards in FY23

$210.4

Million in Sponsored Awards in FY23

$284

Million in Expenditures in FY23*
*Reported to the NSF HERD Survey; Includes Norman programs in Tulsa 

News & Events

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OU Professor Discusses Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Weather Forecasting

May 22, 2024

Amy McGovern, a professor in the University of Oklahoma’s School of Meteorology and School of Computer Science and the director of the NSF AI Institute for Research on Trustworthy AI in Weather, Climate and Coastal Oceanography (AI2ES) at OU, co-organized the session Enabling US Leadership in Artificial Intelligence for Weather during the National Academies Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate on May 13, 2024.

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OU Leads $6.6M Data Assimilation Consortium to Improve Weather Forecasts and to Develop Workforce

May 21, 2024

The University of Oklahoma will lead a new multi-university Data Assimilation Consortium to improve weather forecasts using enhanced numerical weather prediction systems, recommended as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda.


 

OU's Research Strategy Emerges from
21st Century Global Grand Challenges

 

 


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Aerospace, Defense, and Global Security

Our mission is to perform research, education, and service to address aerospace, defense, and global security challenges relevant to our local, national, and global partners. We will foster an inclusive environment that enables convergence research, leading to the development of innovative and timely solutions to critical problems.

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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

To transform energy systems and communities to become more resilient and sustainable while protecting biodiversity and ecosystem services.


 

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The Future of Health

Using innovative approaches, concepts, and applications, we will positively transform the health of all peoples and the biosphere in which we exist.

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Society and Community Transformation

Transforming societies by setting the national standard for convergent, community-engaged research and creative activity.

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Enabling Cross Cutting Foundational Capabilities

 

 

 

Internal Support & Seed Funding

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Big Idea Challenge
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Significant Impact Research Grant Program
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Strategic Equipment Investment Program
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Humanities and Arts in Society Seed Grant Program
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Bridge Funding Investment Program

Research Notices