New treatments. Innovative technology. Meaningful discoveries. Life-altering art. At Indiana University, our research and creative activities are enhancing lives, building the Hoosier economy and strengthening communities across Indiana and around the world.
Record-breaking achievement in external funding for research, other activities
IU reached a university-record $854 million in external funding for research and other activities during 2019-20, the highest total of external grant funding obtained by any research university in the state during the last fiscal year.Learn more about IU research milestones
IU's cutting-edge artificial intelligence research includes numerous key projects led by women faculty.
Learn more about women in AI at IU
Investing in research about inequities
Tackling pandemics new and old, IU is investing in racial justice research by providing seed funding to varied faculty projects.
Learn more about race and ethnicity research at IU
Creating life-saving technologies for first responders
IU's Crisis Technologies Innovation Lab has been awarded $8 million to help find new solutions for indoor 3D tracking for first responders. The funding comes from a research division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.Learn more about IU-government partnerships
Adapting to climate change
IU’s Environmental Resilience Institute is helping Hoosier communities measure and manage heat-trapping gases that contribute to climate change through its Resilience Cohort program that matches Indiana local governments with the tools, training, and expertise needed to measure and reduce local greenhouse gas emissions.Learn more about IU environmental research
Working with partners, IU's Responding to the Addictions Crisis Grand Challenge has created the "In This Together" video series to help individuals, communities, and providers learn to reduce stigma around substance use disorder.
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Audio briefings on IU research news
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IU Research | IU Impact
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When Hoosiers face challenges,
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We roll up our sleeves.
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We're standing with community organizations.
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local mayors, and the governor
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to fight addiction. We're making
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farms and small towns more
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resilient to extreme weather. And we're using advances
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in precision health
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To give Hoosiers hope as they fight debilitating
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cancer and Alzheimer’s.
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We have one goal
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make life better for Hoosiers
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Because we're Indiana's University.
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