The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) supports faculty, staff, and students in their research efforts and strives to strengthen relationships with partners in business and industry.
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Transforming Knowledge to Practice
- Aug 17 Cal Ribbens named interim executive director of the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech Ribbens has been the head of the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering since 2015.
- Aug 14 Drug researcher receives $1.2 million to find compounds to treat fatty liver disease A grant, along with the matching funds, will support Webster Santos' research to develop drugs to treat nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a type of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
- Aug 13 Medical student wins top oral presentation award at international conference Becky Gates has researched several aspects of health care professional burnout, a topic of growing concern.