June 18, 2021 - IU Research Impact

An ambitious new model for large-scale research on student learning

In a first-of-its-kind study, Indiana University researchers have created a new experimental model, called ManyClasses, for studying how teaching practices work in real-life classrooms. The study expands the boundaries and methods of current research on educational practice and could help to transform understandings of what influences student learning outcomes.

Read more about the study

IU ranks again in world's top 100 universities for U.S. patents

IU advanced 18 places among the "Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents 2020", demonstrating continuing impact of IU investments in faculty research.

Read more about the ranking

Community, IU work on new vision for historic site

Washington County, Ind., residents are collaborating with IU faculty and students on a community-engaged research project to reenvision the future of historic Beck's Mill, established in 1808.

Read more about the project

Study helps Indiana cities beat the heat

The cities of Clarksville and Richmond are working with IU's Environmental Resilience Institute to develop strategies and solutions to respond to increasing heat issues.

Read more about the project

Engineering human mini-brains

Using 3D printing methods to support brain tissue cultures, IU researchers have created versatile human "mini-brains" for use in disease research.

Read more about the research

Resources and events