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  • 50-in-5 Initiative

    UH Preeminence: 50-in-5 is a new university-wide program focused on increasing our research and scholarly output 50 percent by 2023. The Office of the Provost and Vice President for Research Amr Elnashai have partnered with college leadership, the faculty senate and faculty leaders throughout the University to determine metrics and alternative measures for every discipline that would advance the University of Houston.

  • Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG)

    The OCG assists faculty in obtaining external funding to support their creative and scholarly activities. As such, OCG plays a role in helping UH fulfill its research, instruction and public service missions. In conjunction with college staff, OCG is tasked with the administrative and financial management of awards.
  • Research Integrity and Oversight (RIO) Office

    The Research Integrity and Oversight (RIO) Office is committed to the support and education of the UH research community in all areas of compliance with federal regulations concerning human subjects, animal subjects, conflicts of interest, grant congruency, and responsible conduct of research.

  • Technology Transfer and Innovation

    The Office of Technology Transfer and Innovation (OTTI) manages patents, copyrights and trademarks, and works with faculty and the Intellectual Property Committee to file patents for inventions. The office also acts as industry's gateway to innovation at the University of Houston, uniting UH with start-ups, midsize companies, large corporations and non-profit organizations to bring university discoveries to the marketplace. OTTI oversees the IP Committee, Technology GAP Fund and the Innovation Center and Labs.
  • Animal Care Operations (ACO)

    ACO provides professional veterinary and husbandry services to support animals used in biomedical and behavioral research, including the maintenance of standards for animals, facilities, equipment and procedures. ACO provides such services to faculty, such as animal procurement, training, veterinary consultation in research design, transportation of animals and veterinary care. ACO also provides professional veterinary medical, husbandry and proposal review services to support animals used in biomedical research.

  • Strategic Research Communications

    Strategic Research Communications is responsible for raising the visibility of UH research and innovation programs nationally, among peer institutions and throughout Houston’s regional industry. In addition, the team manages programs to engage UH researchers and inventors, and supports Division of Research business communications.