Graduate and Postdoctoral Research
Cutting-edge research happens here every day: Rutgers–New Brunswick is a member of the
Association of American Universities, a group comprising North America’s leading research universities.
Drawn to Rutgers
At Rutgers University–New Brunswick, graduate students work with faculty mentors who lead their fields, while also accessing the most extensive network of research centers, institutes, laboratories, and facilities in New Jersey. Flexible and collaborative programs, partnerships with other research universities and organizations, and vast library and computing power all help drive their work forward.
Embrace a Culture of Inquiry
In top-rated programs from accounting to women’s and gender studies, Rutgers graduate students confront questions that span the range of human endeavor.
At the Forefront of Human Health
Under the umbrella of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, eight Rutgers schools and many more centers, institutes, and clinics work together to conduct research, develop health care solutions, and treat the people of New Jersey and the United States.
Postdoctoral research opens an even broader world of possibilities for exploration as doctoral degree recipients delve further into independent scholarship within their chosen fields of study. Through the Office of Postdoctoral Research at Rutgers–New Brunswick, postdoctoral researchers and their faculty mentors receive support through professional development, knowledge sharing, and community-building opportunities.
Featured Research Projects
An Anti-Anxiety Toolkit
The Game of Real Life challenges players to be mindful, solve conflicts, and live better.
Inspired by Atari
Aaron Vaders-Collins is a first-year doctoral student at Mason Gross School of the Arts pursuing a degree in music composition and the emerging field of ludomusicology, the scholarly analysis of video game music.
A New Term for Anxiety?
GSAPP graduate student and alumni collaborated on a survey to analyze concerns about resuming pre-pandemic activities.