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Our Impact

As a research university, we have a responsibility to seek fundamental truths and develop solutions to society’s most pressing problems. The impact of our work can be felt from the streets of Worcester to the savannas of Africa and the Arctic tundra.

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

From Siberia to China to downtown Worcester, our faculty members follow their curiosity in many directions as they pursue their research. Their groundbreaking discoveries shape not only their respective fields, but also their lessons and lectures in the classroom.

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Graduate Research

As part of Clark’s vibrant community of daring thinkers, you’ll collaborate with faculty experts and talented, insightful peers. Your research will become part of an essential body of knowledge that advances understanding and creates a positive impact.

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Undergraduate Research

Clark undergraduates work side-by-side with faculty researchers as part of a process we call elbow teaching — collaborating closely to make essential scholarly contributions. How will you make a difference?

Our Stories

Psychologist researches critical consciousness

Awareness can unite communities targeted by racism during COVID-19

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Grolnick shares tips on parenting during pandemic

Clark psychologist: Structure is crucial for children’s well-being

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Lucas Brandao ’20 investigates genetic mutation

Student investigates genetic mutation linked to autism, ADHD

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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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COVID-19 can’t curtail psychology prof's progress

Goldberg celebrates new book, is named to two posts in recent weeks

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Clark announces new holders of endowed chairs

Positions support research and work of faculty in biology, psychology, a...

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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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Alumna: GIS aids humanitarian response to disaster

Remote imaging deployed in Syria, Sudan, and Nigeria

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Clark expands Urban Studies concentration

Revamped program offers wider variety of courses, global perspective

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Tobey Chase ’20 examines human-elephant conflict

Research uses GIS skills, informs management of Dinokeng Game Reserve

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Virtual Academic Spree Day celebrates 2020 grads

Online program showcases research, creative projects

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