Office of the VP for Research Pop-Up Institutes
Pop-Up Institutes are a Vice President for Research initiative that supports interdisciplinary teams of UT Austin researchers. Each team spends the academic year preparing for a burst of activity focused on a specific area of research. Their Institute then ‘pops up’ for one summer month, providing dedicated resources, time and space for researchers across campus to combine their unique perspectives and distinct skill sets in pursuit of a common goal.
Learn how you can be part of our newest Pop-up Institutes:
It’s not too late to join the already in progress 2020 UT Pride Health Pop-Up – postponed to “pop-up” in October 2020.
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This Op-Ed in the Houston Chronicle written by the Pop-Up Institute’s Lead Researcher, Dr. Aliza Norwood, on the subject of the recent DHHS and Supreme Court Rulings.
Click here for the article on UTEP’s Oralia Loza Ph.D. and Brenda Risch P.h.D. survey that examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Texas' LGBTQ+ population.
The PRIDE Pop-Up Institute will feature renowned speakers, workshops and community-centered events, with the goal of drawing community members to the events … Read More
The Health and Humanities Pop-Up Institute convened scholars affiliated with nine University of Texas at Austin schools and colleges as well as community health practitioners over the course of May 2018 … Read More
Scientists from across The University of Texas at Austin are joining forces in the hunt for life on other planets … Read More
The Blind People and The Elephant: Creating Cross-Disciplinary Solutions to Youth Addiction with UT Powerhouse Dr. Lori Holleran Steiker
One look into the office of Dr. Lori Holleran Steiker is enough to express the dedication she has for her life’s work in adolescent substance abuse disorders … Read More
The University of Texas at Austin has plenty of researchers, staff members and students with the first-hand experience around addiction — whether they are in recovery or studying the way drugs interact with pathways in our brains. Until now, many of those people have operated separately, which is why UT Austin kicked off a “Pop-Up Institute” Monday on Youth Addiction and Substance Misuse. Read More
Like temporary art installations and restaurants, pop-up research institutes are gutsy, nimble, and open to the public. (But be fast. They’ll be gone in a month.) Read More
Does life exist on other planets? Leading researchers across multiple disciplines at UT-Austin are coming together in an effort to settle this question once and for all. Read More
Next summer, a short-term UT research institute will teach scientists about the new field of precision medicine. Read More
At first glance, it would seem that computer scientists and humanities researchers live in different worlds. Today, however, computers can help … Read More
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