Sparking innovations at a world-class research university

Thousands of faculty members across Indiana University Bloomington are conducting life-changing research every day. We’re exploring new frontiers, from health, to business, to technology. And we're leading the way in the arts and humanities with unapologetic excitement for transformative cultural experiences.

Together, IU faculty and students are facing the world’s biggest challenges head on—enhancing lives, building Indiana's economy, and strengthening communities across our great state and the world.

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Undergrad research that gets you ready for the real world

The Office of Engaged Learning can help you find exciting undergraduate research opportunities and funding. You can also explore opportunities at your IU school.

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Research and creative activity changing the world

Assisting scientists who study the Earth’s sun, stars

IU Bloomington is one of only three regional coordinating sites for Citizen CATE, a continent-spanning project to record the April 2024 eclipse during totality.

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Demystifying human-animal disease connection

IU researchers consider how to minimize the emergence of zoonotic diseases, or new infectious diseases where pathogens are circulated between humans and domestic and wild animals.

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Preparing U.S. military to mitigate cyber attacks

A $506K grant from the Department of Defense enables IU researchers to produce new course content and provide guidance to other universities, stakeholders to keep our nation safe.

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Let us be ambitious in expanding excellence across the university in research, discovery, and creativity. At IU, our students, faculty, and staff are world leaders in discovery and creation that impacts the world.

IU President Pamela Whitten
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Faculty, take your research further

Your work matters and is vital to the public interest. IU has a team of experts ready to help your work get the attention it deserves through commercialization resources, workshops, and partnership agreements.

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