Honoring recovery

In honor of Recovery Month 2021, IU remembers loved ones lost, and thanks the families, researchers, and many community partners for their commitment to making Indiana a healthier state.

Learn more about IU addictions research

High-impact AI

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

IU sponsored funding numbers for FY 2021

In a year marked by global pandemic challenges, IU received $732,886,666 in sponsored funding in FY 2021 to support research, instruction, and service.



Learn more about IU sponsored funding

Audio briefings on IU research news

Stay up to date on leading news, research and creative activities happening at Indiana University. Get the latest on how IU is changing your world, from the community you live in to the world we all inhabit. View a text transcript of audio.

IU Research | IU Impact

Our goal: Make life better for Hoosiers everywhere

Description of the video:

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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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in mind

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make life better for Hoosiers

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everywhere. Why?

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Because we're Indiana's University.


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IU voices join The Conversation

"Americans support climate change policies, especially those that give them incentives and clean up the energy supply", by Janet K. Swim and Nathaniel Geiger, November 22, 2021

"A new, lower threshold for lead poisoning in children means more kids will get tested – but the ultimate solution is eliminating lead sources", by Gabriel Filipelli, November 5, 2021

"What the 100 nonprofits that raised the most money in 2020 indicate about charity today", by Shariq Siddiqui, David Campbell, and Mirae Kim, November 2, 2021

"Less than 2% of all US giving supports women’s and girls’ charities", by Tessa Skidmore, Jacqueline Ackerman, and Jon Bergdoll, October 29, 2021

"Nearly half of all churches and other faith institutions help people get enough to eat", by Brad Fulton, October 28, 2021

"How ethnic and religious divides in Afghanistan are contributing to violence against minorities", by Abdulkader Sinno, October 25, 2021

"How many lives have coronavirus vaccines saved? We used state data on deaths and vaccination rates to find out", by Sumedha Gupta, October 15, 2021

"Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that the company’s algorithms are dangerous – here’s how they can manipulate you", by Fil Menczer, October 7, 2021

"Americans are in a mental health crisis – especially African Americans. Can churches help?", by Brad R. Fulton, October 1, 2021

"Could Apple’s child safety feature backfire? New research shows warnings can increase risky sharing", by Bennett Bertenthal, Apu Kapadia, and Kurt Hugenberg, September 28, 2021

"Latest parliamentary win by Putin’s United Russia has been years in the manufacturing", by Regina Smyth, September 21, 2021