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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

Student research featured in chemistry journal

Compound creation has been the path to publication

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Chau Duong eyes career improving cancer treatments

BCMB major interns with Hanoi-based biomedical research team

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Driven by clear mission, SURJ is going strong

Research journal reaching out to first-years, underrepresented groups

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Clark geographers publish in leading journal

Authors warn projects threaten tropical forests and rural people’s rights

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Faculty expertise featured on The Conversation

Prof. Mark Davidson, William S. Lynn co-author articles on their research

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New book provides blueprint for activist academics

Eric DeMeulenaere urges educators to ‘take knowledge to the streets’

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Clark Labs forecasts global land use changes

Mapping study will help support conservation practices

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National Grid scholarship honors David Angel

Master’s student Maria Masood to research vehicle-to-grid power sharing

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Colin Flug Wing is a haven for genocide scholars

Event celebrates wing, 20 years of doctoral education at Strassler Center

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Student research featured in chemistry journal

Compound creation has been the path to publication

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Chau Duong eyes career improving cancer treatments

BCMB major interns with Hanoi-based biomedical research team

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Driven by clear mission, SURJ is going strong

Research journal reaching out to first-years, underrepresented groups

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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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