Michigan Research News & Issues

With annual expenditures of $1.86 billion, research is central to the University of Michigan’s mission. Learn more about how U-M researchers address emerging challenges and opportunities in areas of broad potential impact.

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VPR update

A monthly email produced that aims to increase awareness around important research and scholarship items that affect our community. Sent to all active investigators, including those engaged in human research, and research administrators across the three U-M campuses.


Research Blueprint

Be sure to subscribe to the Research Blueprint(link is external) for funding opportunities. Additionally, find internal funding opportunities at the Research Commons webpage.


U-M Research at a Glance

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New inventions reported in FY23


Square feet of lab space for research and teaching


New Research Awards


Research under contract with federal agencies


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FY23 Research Annual Report

The University of Michigan reported a record $1.86 billion in research expenditures during fiscal year 2023, fueling innovations to address critical challenges ranging from artificial intelligence and global infectious disease to microelectronics and social justice.