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Multiple images of researchers working in the field. The first image shows two student researchers, looking at a laptop by a stream in their high boots and weighters. The second image is a close up shot of a student researcher looking at creatures in glass containers. The third image shows two professors, wearing safety glasses, about to pour liquid nitrogen. The fourth image shows a researcher in the lab. The fifth image shows a group of researchers looking at foliage in plastic bags. The sixth image shows two researchers taking images for the library archive, one is standing on a stool while the other holds books open.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research oversees, develops and supports UNC’s $1 billion research enterprise. It sets strategic priorities for research, manages proposals and awards, provides research infrastructure, identifies funding opportunities, develops research teams and partnerships, and oversees regulatory compliance, ethics, and conflict of interest management.

Portrait of Dr. Penny Gordon-Larsen

Penny Gordon-Larsen, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research

Carl Smith Chamblee Distinguished Professor of Global Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine

 

CB 4000

312 South Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-4000

Email: pglarsen@email.unc.edu
Ph: 919-962-1319
Fax: 919-962-1476

Bridget Riordan is the Executive Assistant for the Vice Chancellor. Ms. Riordan is responsible for the Vice Chancellor’s calendar and works closely to help prepare and review presentations, reports and travel coordination.

briordan@unc.edu
919-962-1319

Jo Ann Gustafson serves as Director of Operations and Senior Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Research. She is responsible for the management of all administrative functions. These include day-to-day management of all activities and procedures and oversight of budget and personnel administration within the organization. Ms. Gustafson serves as the HR Officer for the Research Division.

CB 4000
312 South Building
Chapel Hill
joann_gustafson@unc.edu
919-962-1319

Tonya Watkins serves as Director for Research Division Financial Services. She leads the finance, accounting, budget, and financial services operations of the second largest research generating division on campus. She directs the planning of shared financial and research administration services for the research division as a whole, and oversees the provision of these services to OVCR administrative offices, centers, and institutes. Ms. Watkins also represents UNC Research on campus finance committees, and serves as the MOU for the division.

100 Europa Drive
Suite 365
CB 2212
Chapel Hill
jenkins7@ad.unc.edu
919-962-0217