Dean of Research

The Vice Provost and Dean of Research Office (VPDoR) at Stanford University oversees 5 shared research facilities and 20+ independent labs, institutes, and centers of which span the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities, engineering, and medicine. The VPDoR also manages offices such as Environmental Health and Safety, Science Outreach, Research Compliance, International Affairs, and Technology Licensing. The VPDoR Office recommends and promulgates new research policy and collaborates with departments on program scope, direction, administration, and compliance. 

Dean of Research

Dean of Research

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I love that Stanford is supportive of learning, and as an education institution, that pursuit of knowledge extends to staff members through professional development, wellness, financial planning and staff affinity groups.

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I get to apply my real-world experiences in a setting that welcomes diversity in thinking and offers support in applying new methods. In my short time at Stanford, I've been able to streamline processes that provide better and faster information to our students.

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