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.