• To support researchers in growing and diversifying research funding
  • To increase competitiveness of investigators for extramural research support
  • To develop and implement research policy to protect and enhance resources in coordination with UPR Vice-Presidency for Research & Technology
  • To optimize administrative support for research having efficient and accountable administration
  • Promote a research culture and environment within the MSC



  • The UPR MSC Research Deanship should be a catalyst and provide strategic support to the research enterprise by leveraging human capital and infrastructure for the creation and transmission of knowledge.