Research News

The latest news and views about science and scholarship at Vanderbilt University.

Faculty Research

Highlights of recent research projects and the researchers behind them from Vanderbilt.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate research comes in many flavors at Vanderbilt. It is integrated into many of our academic courses and is featured as the capstone experience in a number of majors at the university. At Vanderbilt, writing a screenplay, hosting a gallery exhibition, or composing an original piece of music are all considered research endeavors.

Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs)

Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) are pilot funds for trans-institutional efforts that are, or may lead to, emerging programs, centers and institutes.

Research at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt faculty are recognized for path-breaking discoveries, scholarship, and leadership in higher education. Our mission is to promote Vanderbilt's distinctive research culture, which aspires to improve the human condition.

Vanderbilt is one of only fourteen universities ranked in the top 25 on each of two key indicators: U.S. News & World Report s Best Universities and Colleges (ranked 15) and federal obligations for science and engineering (ranked 21). Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers are at the forefront of discovery, innovation, scholarship, and creative expression.

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