Welcome to Research at Wayne State University, one of the nation's pre-eminent public research universities in an urban setting.
Through our multidisciplinary approach to research and education, and ongoing collaboration with government, industry and other institutions, we seek to expand knowledge, enhance economic growth and improve the quality of life in the city of Detroit, state of Michigan and throughout the world.
Through our dedication and leadership, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized center of excellence in research. Our faculty lead the nation in many key research areas and their groundbreaking discoveries make a difference in the everyday lives of others around the corner and around the world.
- Psychiatry’s Dr. David Rosenberg talks child and adolescent internet addiction on TV’s ’20/20′
- Wayne State University, American Heart Association to host Detroit Heart Walk to raise funds for cardiovascular research and outreach
- Integrative Biosciences Center Named 2017 Renovated Laboratory of the Year
- Wayne State receives $7.5 m NIH renewal for environmental center
- Program Development
- Ph.D. Defense - Eric Woodcock, Translational Neuroscience Program
- Genomics@Wayne Seminar - Erin Wakeling, Ph.D., Technical Director, DMC Molecular Genetics Laboratory. Title of presentation: Genetic Testing and Interesting Cases at the DMC Molecular Genetics Laboratory
- Updates in the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity in Children
- American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant Opportunity for Junior Faculty
- Important News for International Travelers
- Message from the National Science Foundation - Issuance of Revised NSF Award Terms and Conditions
- New Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide - NSF 17-1
Ranked 55th among public universities by NSF
Wayne State is ranked 55th by NSF among public universities for total R&D expenditures
Research award dollars totaled over $188 million in FY15
Total research award dollars rose 23.8% in FY15.
There were 1,047 research awards in FY15
Total number of research awards rose 5.5% in FY15.
NIH awards rose to 264 in FY15
Awards from the National Institutes of Health rose by 19% in FY15. Overall, federal awards rose by over 15% in FY15.