Research facts

$238.8 million

Wayne State reported $238.8 million in research expenditures in FY18

$91.9 million

NIH awards rose 18.3% between FY13 and FY19

68th

Ranked 68th by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures

$313 million

Research award dollars rose over 106% from FY14 to FY19

Key research areas spotlight

Water

Healthy Urban Waters (HUW) is a program at Wayne State University that promotes and delivers research, education, technology development and public engagement on water resources in the urban environment. The focus area is the Huron to Erie corridor, although WSU's expertise and application extends throughout the Great Lakes watershed. HUW aims to engage and empower the public, faculty and students in creating a sustainable urban environment based on sound science.
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Cores and facilities spotlight

Clinical Research Service Center

The Clinical Research Service Center supports all aspects of adult and pediatric clinical research across Wayne State University.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG