Penn's Research Enterprise

Vice Provost for Research Dawn A. Bonnell is responsible for facilitating Penn's sprawling research enterprise, which consists of 12 schools, more than 165 multidisciplinary centers and institutes, and a fully incorporated health system.

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is tasked with a wide range of duties, including implementing President Amy Gutmann's vision for research at the University, helping set strategic directions for new research initiatives, providing facilities for Penn faculty to conduct research, and assisting them with cross-school collaboration so they can achieve an even higher degree of excellence within their schools.

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Video by Rebecca Elias Abboud and Kurtis Sensenig, Office of University Communications