The Office of Research provides leadership to the University of New England community in building research and scholarly activities by:

  • Providing support for faculty and staff to identify and pursue funding opportunities.
  • Ensuring that faculty and staff have all the tools necessary to be competitive.
  • Encouraging student participation in research.
  • Ensuring compliance in all research functions.


Annual R&S Expenditures
(FY 2006-FY2014)

External funding for UNE research and scholarship in FY2014 is projected at $14,106,399, a 211% increase over 2006. External funding for 2006-2014 will total $64,300,566.


Bar graph showing increase in external funding for U N E researches from 2006 to 2014

Research by the Numbers

  • 200+

    Number of undergraduate students who have given presentations at regional and national conferences during the last six years.

  • 41%

    Percentage of UNE seniors who have worked with faculty on research projects, compared with 23% at all colleges surveyed by the NSSE.

  • 146

    Number of UNE faculty and staff peer-reviewed publications in 2013 cited by the Scopus database. Represents a 274% increase over 2003.