Research

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Wanted: Answers and 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

Teachers. Mentors. Pioneers.

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.

Our Stories

Researcher probes the complex economy of China

Prof. Zhang examines land-quota system

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Study offers kids at risk a helping hand

LEEP project finds the heart in juvenile justice

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Psychologist: American teens taking fewer risks

Researcher finds teens 'Getting Better All the Time'

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Researcher probes the complex economy of China

Prof. Zhang examines land-quota system

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Psychologist: American teens taking fewer risks

Researcher finds teens 'Getting Better All the Time'

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Fungi expert collaborates with EcoTarium

Professor David Hibbett offers expertise on fungal DNA

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Researcher probes the complex economy of China

Prof. Zhang examines land-quota system

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Clark students receive Fulbright fellowships

Prestigious awards to fund postgraduate work

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Yesterday Clark, tomorrow the world

Shibbir Khan’s MSBA program opened doors to multinational companies.

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Study offers kids at risk a helping hand

LEEP project finds the heart in juvenile justice

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Sherief Eldeeb is a man of the mind

Psychology major accrues extensive research experience

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Clark's public health offerings go global

Programs offer students opportunities to make an impact

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Hands-on. Minds-on.

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?

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Question Everything

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.