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Discovery. Innovation. Collaboration.

As Tennessee’s flagship university and premier public research institution, the University of Tennessee is at the forefront of research that not only benefits the people of Tennessee, but also unlocks answers to complex global challenges.

UT’s strength resides within the ability to create collaborative and interdisciplinary research teams that connect all 11 colleges, the UT Institute of Agriculture, the UT Space Institute, research centers and institutes, and industry partners. UT researchers are pioneering innovations that transform lives through discovery.

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Whether you are interested in venture development with our UT research community, using our shared research resources, or just want to learn more about UT’s research enterprise, see how you can connect to the UT community.

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$320M

FY20 Total Research Expenditures

7

Members of the National Academies

84

AAAS Fellows

 

33

NEH Fellows

 

77

NSF CAREER Awardees

 


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A vibrant research culture encourages graduate students as they work to expand the university’s portfolio of scholarship and creative activity.

 

UT’s strength resides within the ability to create collaborative and interdisciplinary research teams that unlocks answers to complex global challenges.