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Supporting Researchers at Northwestern

Office for Research

Northwestern | Research is the steward of the University’s research enterprise. Our team provides an integrated portfolio of expert services and resources to serve our world-class investigators and advance Northwestern’s transformative research and teaching efforts.


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Ideas with Impact

Bold discovery is a hallmark of Northwestern’s research enterprise. Northwestern scholars take on humanity’s toughest challenges, working collaboratively across disciplines to create breakthrough solutions – and a better world.

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Research Metrics

The Metrics Dashboard organizes key metrics from 14 administrative units, demonstrating the portfolio of expert services as well as the scope of these activities.

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Research News at Northwestern University

Research News

Enjoy stories about research supported through the Office for Research and learn how Northwestern discovery is helping benefit society.

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Research Tools at Your Fingertips

Policies, links, forms, and more to help your research advance.


$886MAnnual Sponsored Research (2019-2020)

90School-based Research Centers

40+University Research Institutes and Centers