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Research at Yale

Learn what makes Yale one of the world’s leading research universities.

Yale University’s excellence in research and scholarship helps solve real-world problems and furthers its mission to improve the world today and for future generations. Through academic leadership and strategic partnerships around the world, Yale works to advance research, create knowledge, and further innovation.

Yale is renowned for both discovery and teaching. As a unified, innovative, and accessible student-centered research university, Yale’s labs and classrooms are turning out the next generation of world renowned innovators in many areas of research excellence, from biotechnology and environmental science to oncology, pharmaceuticals and quantum computing.

As part of the leadership team in the Office of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Research oversees and partners with the office's research team to support researchers, as well as several central university offices.