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

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"Texas voting law builds on long legacy of racism from GOP leaders", by Chris Lamb, September 15, 2021

"Black, Hispanic and Asian American donors give more to social and racial justice causes as well as strangers in need – new survey", by Wendy Chen and Una Osili, September 13, 2021

"How ‘engagement’ makes you vulnerable to manipulation and misinformation on social media", by Fil Menczer, September 10, 2021

"The science of product placements – and why some work better than others", by Beth Fossen, September 8, 2021

"Will having so many disasters happening at the same time affect donations? We asked an expert", by Patrick Rooney, September 3, 2021

"Taliban’s religious ideology – Deobandi Islam – has roots in colonial India", by Sohel Rana and Sumit Ganguly, August 25, 2021

"Can health insurance companies charge the unvaccinated higher premiums? What about life insurers? 5 questions answered", by Kosali Simon and Sharon Tennyson, August 18, 2021

"Afghans’ lives and livelihoods upended even more as US occupation ends", by Abdulkader Sinno, August 16, 2021

"Vladimir Putin plans to win Russia’s parliamentary election no matter how unpopular his party is", by Regina Smyth, August 16, 2021

"Will NIMBYs sink new clean energy projects? The evidence says no – if developers listen to local concerns", by Sanya Carley and David Konisky, August 11, 2021