Research That Propels Change
As the Commonwealth’s flagship public research university, UMass Amherst is dedicated to educating the public, generating new knowledge, and applying discoveries to the betterment of society.
Our research is a major contributor to the Massachusetts economy through leadership in advanced materials and manufacturing, applied life and health sciences, data and computational science, the arts and creative economy, climate science and sustainability, and equity and inclusion.
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Learn about the latest UMass Amherst research discoveries and meet the faculty and students behind the work.
Our undergraduates enjoy unparalleled opportunity and support to collaborate with researchers, creators, and entrepreneurs working to develop new ideas into realities.
UMass Amherst faculty are leaders in their fields, working side by side with students to conduct cutting-edge research addressing critical challenges facing the Commonwealth and the world.
Our community produces research with real-world impact on science, technology, policy, and more.
With 12 schools and colleges, UMass Amherst is home to over 60 campus-based research centers and institutes that bring together specialties from around campus and beyond.
The Office of Research and Engagement administers UMass Amherst’s research enterprise, promoting innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration.