The following units report to the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development. View a more comprehensive list of all centers on campus.
- Office of the State Archaeologist
- Pentacrest Museums (Old Capitol Museum and the Museum of Natural History) and the Mobile Museum
- Public Policy Center
- Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
- State Hygienic Laboratory
- Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research & Evaluation
- Injury Prevention Research Center
- Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination
- Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research
Visit our Dare to Discover website to learn more about the many ways our museums, centers, and programs engage with the public both here on campus and in communities across Iowa.