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About the OVCR

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) is located in Woody Hall 350, and is the administrative home for the following units:

The office also works closely with SIU Carbondale's other research centers to strengthen research and graduate education. It administers the University's technology transfer program through OSPA and works closely with the Southern Illinois Research Park. It offers a matching funds program for grants, and a new faculty startup program. (See OSPA's web site for a full listing of internal funding programs for research.) 

SIU is a proud member of the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR). See here for more information on UCOWR or check out some of SIU's many aquatic research efforts: