Research at Iowa changes lives—and not just those who benefit from a new medical treatment or technology developed by Hawkeyes.
Research creates an opportunity to have a unique, transformative academic experience. When you get involved in research, you develop practical skills that set you apart in the job market and help you find new areas of specialization you love.
As one of the country's foremost public research institutions, there's no better place to find those experiences than Iowa. And with support for high-impact, pioneering research at the core of our mission, you can be part of a team that changes the world.
1 in 3
undergraduates involved in research
Million in external research funding
Research at Iowa
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Leadership in research
Biological agents at Iowa’s Developmental Studies Hybridoma Bank, led by professor David Soll, are being enlisted in the fight against coronavirus.
David Gompper, professor of composition in the UI School of Music, and Glenn Penny, professor of history, were among the 175 chosen nationwide out of nearly 3,000 applicants.