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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

Mushroom mania

Clark mycologists analyze what’s powering fungi intrigue

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Hamed Alemohammad to lead Center for Geospatial Analytics

Brings deep expertise in emerging data technologies and analytics

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Clark research on tap at conference in Austria

Professors present on craft breweries’ resilience during the pandemic

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Mushroom mania

Clark mycologists analyze what’s powering fungi intrigue

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From van Gogh to VR

BSDT students and faculty merge art and tech for immersive experiences

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Hamed Alemohammad to lead Center for Geospatial Analytics

Brings deep expertise in emerging data technologies and analytics

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Physics with a twist: Professor finds answers via origami

Science Advances publishes latest thread in Kudrolli Lab’s research

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‘You're influencing a whole system’

‘Checkup’ strengthens parental relationships, improves babies’ outcomes

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BCMB student earns top honor at Protein Society event

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Uncovering the truth about Salem’s youngest victim

Clark alum’s research informs Salem Witch Museum exhibits

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How do you make a robot swim? Magnets help.

Students to showcase original research with ClarkFEST projects

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Students advise fellow Clarkies on tech-career strategies

Panel was part of Career Exploration Week

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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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