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Discovering the hidden world of freshwater mussels with immersive technology

A young Virginia Tech Science Festival participant experiences Benthos 360. Photo by Jessica Robinson for Virginia Tech.

Research Development

Virginia Tech is committed to helping researchers achieve their goals. With the support of resources across the university, faculty can define, achieve, and expand their ambitions, allowing Virginia Tech’s research enterprise to move from excellence to eminence.

Events and Programs

Learn about campus research-focused events and programs intended to inform, support, and provide internal and external collaboration opportunities.

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation enriches, supports, cultivates, and champions research, innovation, creative activities, and scholarship that seeks to make the world a better place.


$556 million research expenditures
Ranked Top 50 Research Institution
Ranked Top 5% in Nation for Research Expenditures


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The Research Monthly E-Newsletter provides access to information about upcoming research events, research development opportunities and training, recent discoveries, and latest news regarding research at Virginia Tech.