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Our Research Focus

As a research university, we seek to solve society’s most pressing problems, while educating and engaging the next generation of researchers.

Math Professor Jackie Dresch is photographed in a lab on the campus of Clark University on January 27, 2016. Photo by Matthew Healey for Clark University

Faculty Research

The effects of climate change, from sub-Saharan Africa to the Arctic. The biochemical roots of cancer. Our faculty focus on the world’s most complex and thorny issues.

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Student Research

Undergraduate Research

Through capstone projects and fellowships, undergraduate students collaborate closely with faculty to contribute to the greater body of knowledge.

Graduate Research

Clark values graduate student researchers, who enrich our close-knit community of scholars.

Our Stories

Carr to address justice, equity in USDOT talk

IDCE director: diverse solutions are crucial to transformational change

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Plave Fellowship contributes to battle against ALS

Funding gives Clark students access to science research opportunities

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Hiatt Center highlights research on race, equity

Presentations demonstrate ‘value and power of youth knowledge creation’

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Carr to address justice, equity in USDOT talk

IDCE director: diverse solutions are crucial to transformational change

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Hiatt Center highlights research on race, equity

Presentations demonstrate ‘value and power of youth knowledge creation’

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Fabos to co-lead discussion on refugee expertise

Virtual symposium launches initiative to shape forced displacement policies

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Strasser Center to offer cross-disciplinary Ph.D.

New program will launch in the fall

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Students share research, earn awards at conference

Faculty also take part in prestigious event

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Research: Solar farms negatively impact landscape

First-of-its-kind work documents ‘staggering’ loss of forest habitat

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Art history students curate ‘Women of WAM’ exhibit

Work examines depictions of femininity in Worcester Art Museum’ collections

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Plave Fellowship contributes to battle against ALS

Funding gives Clark students access to science research opportunities

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Hiatt Center highlights research on race, equity

Presentations demonstrate ‘value and power of youth knowledge creation’

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Community Research Partners

Clark researchers listen to and work closely with community members, schools, nonprofits, and health programs, often involving students in ongoing projects.

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