Research facts

$93.5 million

NIH awards rose nearly 9% from FY17 to FY22

$242.2 million

Wayne State reported $242.2 million in research expenditures in FY22


Ranked 72nd by NSF among public research universities for total R&D expenditures in FY21

$288.4 million

Research award dollars rose nearly 23.3% from FY17 to FY22

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

Animal Facilities

The DLAR is responsible for administering the university's laboratory animal care and use program. The IACUC ensures that all research and teaching protocols using live vertebrate animals are designed and carried out in a humane manner that complies with all applicable laws, policies, and guidelines.
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Research that's WARRIOR STRONG