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Building a better world

Our researchers are active in a diverse array of subjects ranging from social and government policy to the development of innovative technologies in many scientific fields. UNB researchers are helping develop the next generation of alternative energy technologies, helping lay the groundwork for smarter, safer computing, aiding in the protection of the environment and assisting in furthering humanity's understanding of outer space.

The Office of the VP (Research)

The Office of the Vice-President (Research) (VPR) provides leadership and vision in shaping UNB's strategic research direction and agenda. The Office of the VPR develops a higher profile for the full spectrum of research and scholarly activities in all UNB academic units. The responsibilities of the office include Research Ethics, Postdoctoral Fellows, UNB's Strategic Research Plan, Research Institutes and various other internal grants and awards.

Learn more about the Office of the Vice-President (Research).

How we support research

The Office of Research Services (ORS) provides both pre-award and post-award support services to faculty members, researchers and external partners. ORS seeks to support faculty members and researchers on both campuses in all stages of the research funding process.

Learn more about the Office of Research Services and the work it does.

How to partner with UNB

The Industry-Government Services (IGS) division of ORS provides support for the development and transfer of technology and knowledge. IGS facilitates research partnerships and provides access to those who wish to explore UNB's knowledge base and research capabilities. IGS is guided by the idea that UNB has a role with industry and government to support a stronger, healthier and more innovative New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada.

Learn more about Industry-Government Services at UNB.

UNB Research in the News

  • RBC invests $1 million in entrepreneurship at UNB
  • Canadian Rivers Institute powerhouse
  • UNB scientists receive $4.3 million in NSERC grants
  • UNB nursing prof receives major grant to help improve health care for vulnerable populations
  • CRI student researchers hit the water to answer questions about river health