Simon Atkinson

Vice Chancellor for Research
Primary office:
201 Youngberg Hall


Simon Atkinson is the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Kansas and a professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences. In addition to leading the KU Office of Research, he advocates for research on and off campus, implements research integrity requirements, and, through the KU Center for Research (KUCR), oversees the administration of research grants and contracts primarily for the Lawrence campus. Atkinson also has oversight of activities related to technology commercialization and business and industry outreach.

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