Faculty and students at Indiana University engage in world-class research that is enhancing lives, building the Hoosier economy and strengthening communities around the world. With partners around the state, we are making a difference in key research areas including artificial intelligence, national security, neuroscience, cancer, social sciences, the environment and sustainability and more.
Measuring Our Impact Across Indiana
70% of Indiana residents recognize research impact in their day-to-day lives
2,396 funding awards made to IU faculty in 2020-21
IU faculty are working with partners in all 92 Indiana counties
Using innovative technology, IU researchers are bettering the lives of Hoosiers and beyond by educating rural middle school students on AI, building the next generation of cyberinfrastructure to make AI easier for scientists to use, helping doctors more quickly diagnose and treat patients, and more.
At IU, we continue to be at the core of the nation’s cancer research efforts by finding cures for more young people with osteosarcoma, developing a game-changing treatment for triple negative breast cancer, developing a framework to help more people pursue lung cancer screening and more.
Cyber & National Security
Partnering with federal agencies, IU researchers are focused on strengthening national security in critical areas including artificial intelligence, hypersonics, regenerative medicine and cybersecurity.
Environment & Sustainability
Working alongside Indiana mayors and other state and local leaders, IU experts are helping communities assess, prepare for and respond to environmental changes, while also promoting sustainable initiatives that will make communities more resilient.
Curtailing concussions, fighting the addictions crisis and meeting the evolving needs of our aging population are just some of the ways IU researchers are preventing, treating and curing neurological diseases that impact countless lives in Indiana and across the world.
Researchers and students are engaged in multidisciplinary initiatives and partnerships throughout the state. Striving to better understand and find solutions in many key areas involving race, gender, class, health, justice and more, IU researchers are working to strengthen Indiana’s communities.
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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