Research at the University of Rochester takes place everywhere. Core areas of research at the University include biomedical sciences; arts, humanities, and social sciences; and sciences and engineering.
The University of Rochester promotes global research in higher education by hosting Futurity, a news site featuring the latest discoveries from leading research universities in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. The University is also a member of Worldwide Universities Network, an international group of universities that collaborate to accelerate the creation of knowledge and develop leaders who will be prepared to address the significant challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing world.
There are many resources available to researchers at the University of Rochester:
The Office of Research and Project Administration guides University researchers through all aspects of sponsored programs administration, including providing pre- and post-award services, stewardship of external sponsored funding, and training and education.
The Center for Integrated Research Computing provides researchers across the University with technology, software, training, and support necessary to fully utilize computing technologies in their research.
The Offices of Technology Transfer facilitate the transfer of technology arising from University research to industry and promote university start-up companies.
The Office of Research Alliance provides a link between the private sector, government research agencies, other academic institutions and research. Partnerships can include joint research projects, sponsored research, technology development, educational partnerships or related activities.
The mission of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute is to transform biomedical research by accelerating the application of basic science findings to human health problems, developing clinical solutions, testing efficacy, and implementing interventions at the community level.
Home to Omega—the world’s most powerful ultraviolet laser—the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology. The Rochester area has a history of innovation and provides a unique setting for LLE within a technologically sophisticated community.