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A Research Powerhouse

Research, Innovation, and Results

At Rutgers University–New Brunswick, we've created an environment where research can flourish and new discoveries are made. Led by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, faculty regularly share developments and explore new avenues for cross-discipline research within New Jersey’s most extensive network of laboratories, research facilities, and health service centers.

Research grants and sponsored programs

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Centers and institutes, targeting a range of issues
Active start-up companies built upon Rutgers research

Relentless Pursuit of Possibilities

The pursuits of top faculty and their teams define us as a research university. Thanks to their unending curiosity and passion to make the world a better place, Rutgers–New Brunswick is leaving a lasting impact.

Innovation Central

More than 175 centers and institutes serve as hubs of collaboration in disciplines as diverse as microbiology and papermaking. These forums for innovation empower scholars from across Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences to tackle complex problems and make lasting contributions.

Research News

Faculty are leading the charge forward—asking the big questions, challenging what we know, and sparking innovation—to improve the human condition and the environment. Read a sampling of their latest research endeavors.

The Education and Employment Research Center (EERC) is a nonprofit research organization based in Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations. EERC’s research and evaluation examines the intersection between education and work with the goal of being an evidence-based resource for policy and practice.