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Research at IU Indy

Unlock innovative breakthroughs

Be part of a dynamic community engaging in world-class, transformational research that creates a safer, healthier world and bolsters the economic and cultural vitality of Indianapolis and beyond.
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Help us change the world

At IU Indianapolis, our researchers are at the forefront of transformative discoveries, continuing a legacy of groundbreaking work in one of the country's most innovative cities. We’re building strong collaborations, uncovering novel solutions, and seizing creative opportunities to improve lives in Indiana and around the world. From pioneering new health interventions for neurodegenerative and diabetes-related diseases to forging innovative cross-disciplinary pathways in artificial intelligence and biosciences, we are driving forward with purpose.
$50M+
Research funding
2,000+
Research grants awarded annually
50+
Centers and institutes across campus
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New research consortia
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Partners in discovery

See how organizations can benefit from research partnerships that provide business opportunities, improve health in the community, and more.

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Participate in research

Learn how you can get involved with ongoing research at IU Indianapolis, whether you're an undergrad, graduate student, or community member.

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New research consortia

Get to know the four new research consortia boldly focusing on AI, health equity, informatics, and sustainability.

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Talk to a librarian

IU Librarians are available for research consultations and can provide tips and resources to support your research.