Research facts


Research awards received rose 6% in FY18 since FY14


Awards from the NIH rose 7.6% in FY18

$259 million

Research award dollars rose over 70% from FY14 to FY18


Ranked 69th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures

Key research areas spotlight

Arts and Humanities

Wayne State University faculty are engaged in  collaborative research that engages the arts, design and humanities. Through their work, they are transforming cultural, economics and social attitudes through creative projects and advanced technology.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

"Omics" Platform

Wayne State's "Omics" platform includes the Applied Genomics Technology Core that provides genomics expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG