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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:

One advantage of attending a comprehensive research university such as SIU Carbondale is the opportunity to participate in research, working one-on-one with faculty and graduate students.  "Research" may be conducted in any discipline, from science to the arts; we define it broadly as inquiry, discovery, and creation of new knowledge and new perspectives about the world.  SIU Carbondale offers research opportunities for students at all levels.  Your support of student research will help fund 35  Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) Awards.  These awards offer the opportunity for SIU Carbondale undgraduate students to work with a faculty member on independent creative activities or research.   

Departments with the Most Gifts!
Check out which department has brought in the most gifts for SIU Day!
Rank Department Gifts
1 Balancing Education, Experience, & Reality Schp. 698
2 School of Medicine 372
3 Saluki Athletics 184
4 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences 147
5 College of Arts and Media 128
Departments by Dollars Raised
Check out which Department has raised the most throughout SIU Day!
Rank Department Raised
1 College of Liberal Arts $723,265.96
2 School of Medicine $681,799.94
3 College of Business and Analytics $233,495.99
4 College of Agricultural, Life & Physical Sciences $188,666.93
5 College of Arts and Media $167,864.00
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