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-FY 2014)

External funding for research and scholarship at UNE has grown by more than 200% in the past eight years, bringing external funding from 2006 to 2014 to more than $64.3 million.


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.



12:00 PM

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

CEN Seminar: Dr. Dumas