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Office of the Vice President for Research

The Office of the Vice President for Research is the unit in charge of developing and executing policies covering the PhD program, research and innovation, academic publications, artistic creation and intellectual property, as well as coordinating all multidisciplinary research carried out through the university’s centers.

About the Vice President for Research

Proposes, oversees and revises Phd policies, research, innovation, intellectual property, technology transfer and artistic creation, as well as the ethics, bioethics and safety of research projects.

Units of the Office of the Vice President for Research

Executive Direction

The unit in charge of the office’s administrative, economic and financial management, supporting the Vice President for Research and its associated offices.

Pamela Fernández


Office of Transfer & Development

A unit with the mission to promote, facilitate and expand applied research and the transfer of new knowledge to society with the goal of contributing to the country’s development.

Álvaro Ossa


Office of Research

A unit that fosters research in all areas of knowledge, boosts interdisciplinary development and promotes research with an international scope. It supports applications to national and international projects and offers grants to academics.

María Elena Boisier


Office of PhD Studies & College of Doctorate Programs

A unit with the mission of safeguarding the quality of the PhD programs in conjunction with the academic units, and support and guide faculty in its research, PhD and interdisciplinary efforts.

Diego Cosmelli


Office of Arts & Culture

The unit that fosters relations between the University’s artistic creators and the public. It is responsible for highlighting, promoting and disseminating all artistic and cultural activities at the University.

Miryam Singer


UC Anacleto Angelini Innovation Center

A center that inspires, boosts and disseminates the work of the University’s colleges through innovation and entrepreneurship. It generates innovation policies at the university to bring together business and the public sector in order to improve society’s quality of life in a sustainable manner.

Ramón Molina

Executive director

Ethics & Safety for Research

A unit that ensures excellence in research by safeguarding ethics and scientific best practices in all investigations, advising ethics committees and training members of the university community.

Alejandra Santana

Ethics-Bioethics Coordinator