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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

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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Ahlgren studies microscopic arms race in the ocean

Research uncovers uneasy relationship between viruses and bacteria 

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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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Book explores Catholics’ reaction to abuse scandal

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Traina Center exhibit reflects on climate crisis

Council on the Uncertain Human Future hosts thought-provoking display

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Clark observes 20 years of Holocaust education

Commemoration includes lectures, notes expansion of academic footprint

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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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Alaina Tabani ’20 looks to put patients first

Internships, lab work, and mentors help shape her Clark experience

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Lucas Brandao ’20 investigates genetic mutation

Student investigates genetic mutation linked to autism, ADHD

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Ahlgren studies microscopic arms race in the ocean

Research uncovers uneasy relationship between viruses and bacteria 

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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.