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Research at the UPJV

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UPJV's researchers are active in numerous research fields. These fields can be divided into three broad areas : Arts, humanities and scocial sciences, Natural sciences and mathematics, Life and health sciences.

Quick Facts

  • 1278 teaching and research positions
  • 31 successful laboratories, some of which are internationally renowned. 10 laboratories  are based on partnerships with the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) or INSERM. (National Institute of Health and Medical Research).
  • 56 million € annual research budget (wage share included)
  • a portofolio of over 30 patents

Research axes

  • Artistic practices, margins, exchange
  • Knowledge, language, norms
  • Conflicts, history, territories
  • Public action and organisations
  • Health, societies, ecosystems
  • Health : biological, clinical, psychological and social dimensions
  • Agro-resources
  • Materials and energy storage
  • Mathematics and ICT

Research environment

The university research activities are supported by a dedicated office : the Direction of Research, Technology Transfer  and Innovation  (Direction de la recherche, de la Valorisation et de l'Innovation - DRVI).
The DRVI provides assistance to researchers in securing funding and in knowledge and technology transfer activities. The DRVI acts also as an interface between the University and the public and private sectors to facilitate technology transfer and knowledge partnerships. DRVI personnel offer a variety of expertise to the academic community and outside partners :
  • Negotiation of research contracts
  • Creation of partnerships between research units and public or private interests who wish to benefit from Université de Picardie research expertise
  • Management of intellectual property
  • Promotion of UPJV's research expertise
To find a particular expertise, consult our repertory of research topics (French only) or visit our laboratories page.

PhD schools

  • PhD School of Human and Social Sciences
  • PhD School of Sciences and Health

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