Texas Research Highlights

The University of Texas is proud to be one of the leading research institutions in the world. Each year, our researchers publish work that focuses on fighting and treating diseases, devising solutions to global problems, addressing critically important social issues, and improving the human condition.

EXTERNAL FUNDING BY SOURCE - FISCAL YEAR 2017 (FY17):

VPR-LED INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AT UT

In 2017, UT introduced a new grand challenge initiative called Bridging Barriers. Grand challenges are moonshot goals that bring researchers together from across all disciplines to solve the most pressing social, environmental, and humanitarian crises. UT has launched two grand challenge projects to date:

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Planet Texas 2050:

Making Texas Resilient

Purpose:

Solving a sustainability crisis driven by population growth and climate extremes.

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Whole Communities–Whole Health:

Changing the Way Science Helps Society Thrive

Purpose:

Finding new and more effective ways to help families and children living with adversity.

Collaboration across campus

Click on the interactive map below to see our academic connections, from the Forty Acres to TACC and the Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas.