As IU’s Principles of Excellence recognize, a great university must do a great many things very well. Many of those great things emerge from the outstanding researchers, scholars, writers, and creative artists who make up our university’s faculty across the state. Explore this page to learn about some recent faculty accomplishments, and learn more about the history of IU faculty honors and awards.
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Faculty research profiles
Revolutionizing sexual and gender health research
Four researchers at Indiana University have been named among 50 Distinguished Sexual and Gender Health Revolutionaries by the Program in Human Sexuality at University of Minnesota. The award commemorates 50 years of the PHS, which is known for its leading research in sexual and gender health.
Student, faculty partner on wood frog research
Working together in the lab, IU Kokomo Professor Michael Finkler and student Raheal Takwe studied differences in body composition between male and female wood frogs, which are known for their ability to survive freezing.
Learn more about Fisher's and Takwe's work
Making research experiences accessible to undergrads
IU Northwest professor Jenny Fisher works hard to put meaningful research assistantships within the reach of undergraduates.
Learn more about Jenny Fisher's work
Transforming art through technology
Assistant Professor Susanna Crum is expanding the artist's toolbox using 21st century computer-driven tools.
Learn more about Susanna Crum's work
Improving cancer diagnoses, treatments
IUPUI nursing professor Diane Von Ah recently served on a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee which has released a comprehensive report on the diagnosis and treatment of breast and lung cancers.Learn more about the report
Top trending author in nanotechnology in the world
IUPUI researcher Babak Anasori, assistant professor in the Department Mechanical and Energy Engineering, is among the top five trending authors in nanotechnology (2019 and 2020) and materials science (2019), as identified by Microsoft Academic.
Read more about Anasori
Supported by an EPA grant, free testing kits will be provided to households in Washington, North Carolina, Indiana and Minnesota.
IU Bloomington and IUPUI scientists are partnering with Purdue and Notre Dame to establish the Center for Quantum Technologies.
The study suggests that recruiting patients to COVID-19 drug trials as early as possible after symptom onset may address inconsistencies.
IU scientists found that THC and CBD exposure in utero impair adult mice's ability to respond to fluoxetine, also known as Prozac.
A new survey reveals that Indiana residents are more concerned about a future disease outbreak than they were before 2020.
The study suggests that online formats for delivering sexual health information could help increase women's sexual agency and pleasure.
A team of IUPUI faculty and staff are recipients of the AcademyHealth Health Services Research Impact award for their work on the study.
IU researchers examined hospitalization and mortality trends before and after states reopened their economies in summer 2020.
The microbe inhibits fungal growth, which could protect honey bee populations that are key pollinators for crucial agricultural crops.
Read about retirements and service anniversaries of staff across all campuses in January, February and March.