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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

Goldberg publishes new trans studies encyclopedia

First-of-its-kind work takes interdisciplinary, intersectional approach

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Anton Deti began Clark journey long before college

Physics student, UPCS grad, grew up surrounded by University’s influence

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Szekely's book captures fieldwork stories

Book, podcast address logistical, ethical sides of research on the ground

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Genocide scholars push for shift on climate change

Akçam, Kühne urge recognition of human-made crises’ devastating impact

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‘Let’s Talk Race’ is a guide to tough discussions

New book offers historical context for present-day disparities

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Akçam recognized by Nouvelles d’Arménie magazine

Clark history professor receives special jury prize for ‘Killing Orders’

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Geographer: Trees do not always cool the planet

Researchers find some US forests add to global warming

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Clark researcher experiences a 'changing Arctic'

Lack of sea ice, increased activity observed amid unseasonably warm weather

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Physicists use simulated sneezes in COVID-19 study

Fate of droplets is focus of presentation at Fall 2020 Physics Colloquium

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Anton Deti began Clark journey long before college

Physics student, UPCS grad, grew up surrounded by University’s influence

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Clark researchers clear the air on COVID spread

Kudrolli Lab determines masks on patients is an effective safeguard

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Students to showcase research during Winter Fest

The event will be held virtually beginning Feb. 5

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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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