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Office of the Vice President for Research : University of MinnesotaOffice of the Vice President for Research : University of Minnesota

Five Years Forward

Five Years Forward, the University of Minnesota’s research strategic plan, represents the collective voice of the university’s leadership and research community. Over the next five years, the university will transform the research enterprise, creating new opportunities for faculty, students, staff and external partners to tackle society’s grand challenges while focusing on a central vision:

Bringing people together in new ways,
fostering discoveries and making our world a better place.

The plan builds on four thematic areas, or cornerstones, where the university will ultimately forge its path forward. Click on the icons below to learn more.

Upcoming events

10/7: Steering Committee mtg
10/7: Forward Thinking event
12/2: Steering Committee mtg
12/11-12: Board of Regents mtg

Highlights

Read stories highlighting our progress.

Enhance research excellence
Enhance research excellence

Advance transdisciplinary partnerships
Advance transdisciplinary partnerships

Accelerate transfer of knowledge for the public good
Accelerate transfer of knowledge for the public good

Promote culture of serendipity
Promote culture of serendipity