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Students and faculty researchers at the University of Michigan join with colleagues in other fields across campus and around the world to advance knowledge, solve challenging problems, create new products and enhance the quality of life.
The Distinguished University Innovator Award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice.
The U-M Office of Research has established three awards to recognize excellence among research staff: the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award, the Research Administrator Recognition Award and the UMOR Exceptional Service Award. On October 27, 2020, four staff members were recognized for their outstanding service to the research community. David Mulder received the Office of Research Exceptional Service Award, Teresa Herrick and Jane Sierra received the Research Administrator Recognition Award, and Michael Hess received the Research Technical Staff Recognition Award. Learn more about this year's virtual award ceremony.
The U-M Office of Research hosts an annual spring recognition event. This event honors all first-time U-M sponsored research award recipients, their department chairs and deans.