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Research News & Stories


The bold discoveries coming out of UMass Amherst research labs draw national and international attention, and frequently make headlines. UMass researchers conduct impactful research across a wide range of disciplines, with real-world applications in Health and Wellness; Energy Transition; Environment and Sustainability; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and the Social Sciences. Take a peek inside UMass research labs, and meet some of amazing faculty and students behind the work. UMass recognizes exceptional research, scholarship, and creative activity by its faculty through its Spotlight Scholars honor, and by students through the Rising Researchers award program.

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Stephen Rich and Guang Xu conducting tick research in outdoor laboratory.

The New England Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases (NEWVEC), headquartered at UMass Amherst, promotes collaborative research and outreach aimed at more effective control of ticks and mosquitoes.


Nursing and engineering students and faculty with robot in patient simulation.

UMass Amherst’s Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation works to leverage the unique skills and insights of both professions to develop life science technology solutions for a healthier and more equitable future.

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Researchers Making a Difference

Get to know some of the faculty and students conducting exceptionally creative and impactful research on campus.