Every day, Spartan researchers push the boundaries of discovery to find solutions for a smarter, safer and healthier tomorrow.
Ranked among the top 100 research universities in the world, MSU is home to No. 1-ranked graduate programs, innovative research centers and an international community of scientists and scholars.
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams will advance understanding of rare isotopes, develop applications for society and provide research opportunities for scientists and students from around the world.
At MSU, undergraduate students have unparalleled access to the assets and opportunities available at a Big Ten university with an international reputation for life-changing research.
The Office of Research & Innovation supports the research and creative activity of faculty and students, fostering a deeper understanding of individuals, society and the world.
Spartans are making a difference to individuals and communities near and far by bringing new approaches, discoveries and treatments to bear on community, human and animal health.
Spartan researchers are leading the way to new discoveries every day — from increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis to developing autonomous vehicle technology to fighting global pathogens.
MSU is recruiting more than 100 new faculty researchers in critical areas where the university can make the most impact, including precision medicine, advanced physical sciences and big data.
AgBioResearch funds the research of more than 325 scientists on campus and at 14 research centers across Michigan. Their efforts support agriculture throughout our state while creating the research base for programs and initiatives that boost the economy and conserve natural resources.
Kellogg Biological Station is MSU’s largest off-campus education complex and one of North America’s premier inland field stations.
Making an impact on culture.Business
Solving global business challenges.Environment
Creating a greener tomorrow.Health
Discovering solutions for a healthier world.Science & Technology
Leading the way in discovery.Conducting Research at MSU
Supporting research and creative activity.Sponsored Programs Administration
Administering the research award process.
See some of MSU's research facilities on campus and around the state.Expertise & Resources
Find experts, research projects and publications.Research Funding
Information about funding sources and expenditures.Research Integrity
Safeguarding the integrity of research and creative activities.University Research Corridor
Michigan’s university research cluster drives innovation.
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