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The Research Communications Office at Wayne State University is part of the Office of the Vice President for Research. Located on the sixth floor of 5057 Woodward, Research Communications provides important research information to the Wayne State community as well as highlight WSU research to diverse and key audiences through a variety of media.

The office publishes New Science magazine, a magazine that features the work of Wayne State researchers on a campus-wide and global scale, as well as a multitude of brochures and summary publications. Research Communications also maintains Wayne State’s research web presence.

Research Communications staff members coordinate special lectures and events throughout the year; design media kits and other resources for various events, meetings and recruiting efforts; author and edit news releases, media advisories and other promotional materials about Wayne State research awards and discoveries; and prepare a monthly newsletter, Research@Wayne, that spotlights faculty accomplishments, funding and commercialization opportunities and other research administration items.

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Current Press Releases

Stephen M. Lanier appointed as Wayne State University vice president for research
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DETROIT - After a nationwide search, Stephen M. Lanier has been appointed Wayne State University's vice president for research, effective June 16, 2014. Lanier is currently the associate provost for...

The future of high-speed rail in the U.S. and beyond
Monday, April 21, 2014

DETROIT - Wayne State University, in partnership with the University of Michigan and Drexel University, has launched a two-and-a-half-year study of the imagination - or l'imaginaire - of high-speed...

Wayne State University receives $1.7 million NIH research award to discover novel treatments for methamphetamine-abuse associated neurotoxicity
Monday, April 7, 2014

DETROIT - A Wayne State University professor recently received a nearly $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to explore whether...


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