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Office for Research

Doing Research at Northwestern

Our service to Northwestern’s research community is strengthened by our values: empathy, accountability, fairness, community, and creativity and through intentional integration of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Eric Perreault

Eric Perreault, Vice President for Research

Dr. Perreault welcomes you to the Office for Research. He and his senior staff direct a research infrastructure with $1 billion in annual sponsored funding. He oversees an integrated portfolio of expert services and resources delivered by 18 units who work in collaboration with Northwestern's schools and units. This administrative support includes a host of compliance-related expertise as well as management of animal care, laboratory safety, research IT, core facilities, innovation translation and 35 interdisciplinary University-wide Research Institutes and Centers that attract talent from across Northwestern.

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