Research Opportunities

Be there when breakthroughs happen

There’s nothing like the thrill of discovery, and IUPUI’s hands-on learning culture will put you in the center of the action. You’ll experience how fulfilling—and fun—it is when your research project reveals a new understanding that could change how people think and live.

I found my passion as a research assistant in Dr. Kyle Minor’s lab. We work with people with psychometric schizotypy, which is on the schizophrenia spectrum.

Natasha Bair, Senior, Department of Psychology

Choose from hundreds of opportunities

The Center for Research and Learning (CRL) connects students to research programs and 100+ academic centers that focus in specific areas of technology, arts and sciences, and everything under the sun.

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Where you become the expert

Under faculty supervision, you’ll play a significant role in IUPUI research—long before most colleges let you step into a lab.

Research experiences help you gather serious credentials for your dream career. You can expand your professional network, present your research at national and international conferences, and get your results published in academic journals.

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In our Indianapolis laboratory

IUPUI has very cool advanced labs and research spaces—but your research experience won’t be limited to campus. You’ll work with IUPUI faculty mentors on research projects with Indianapolis organizations and businesses to advance education and economic growth in our beloved city and beyond.