Northwestern Research

Ideas with Impact

Bold discovery is a hallmark of Northwestern’s research enterprise. More than 100 school-based centers and 53 University Research Centers create knowledge across all fields, including international and domestic policy, neuroscience, nanotechnology, biotechnology, materials science, and drug discovery. Northwestern scholars take on humanity’s toughest challenges, working collaboratively across disciplines to create breakthrough solutions — and a better world.

$649.7MAnnual Sponsored Research (2015-2016)

90School-based Research Centers

53University Research Centers


The Northwestern research community hosts lectures, seminars, workshops, and educational events throughout the year.

Monday, October 24, 2016 -
12:00 to 13:00
600 Foster St Ruan Conference Room (lower level)
Evanston, IL 60208
United States

Researcher Tools

Research tools at your fingertips

Policies, links, forms, and more to help you get your research done.

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