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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

Professor studies how societies relate to past genocides

Sultan Doughan’s early experience with racist attitudes informs research

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Marsh Institute leads water research with $2.4M in grants

Projects in Virginia, Oklahoma examine water conservation, quality

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ClarkFEST celebrates student research with creative elements

Rebranded academic festival going hybrid for first time

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Professor studies how societies relate to past genocides

Sultan Doughan’s early experience with racist attitudes informs research

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How feminist media reimagined the future

Professor Rox Samer’s book explores ‘lesbian potentiality’ in the 1970s

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Clark/WAM exhibition inspires revelations about identity

‘Us Them We’ concludes on Juneteenth

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Clark students partner with Wildlife Conservation Society

Decade of collaboration serves animal protection efforts worldwide

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Marsh Institute leads water research with $2.4M in grants

Projects in Virginia, Oklahoma examine water conservation, quality

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Sussman awards support grad students' environmental research

Geography doctoral students receive dissertation writing fellowships

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Clark student finds new passion in cancer research

Taylor Laflamme ’23 studies tumor suppressor protein in Spratt lab

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Clark students partner with Wildlife Conservation Society

Decade of collaboration serves animal protection efforts worldwide

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Clark students get serious about the future of gaming

In BSDT course, students create video games that teach and train

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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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