Research

photo of a graduate researcher and professorIn a region admired for its advances in technology and engineering, Wright State University stands tall in its pursuit of innovation.

From the seven Ohio Centers of Excellence to the Wright State Research Institute, the university's community of researchers and thought leaders are solving problems and turning the unknown into the known.

Explore the many research centers and university research sectors on campus. See why so many organizations, military units, and universities are seeking to partner with Wright State University.

Graduate Research

Graduate students can work with faculty experts, fellow graduate students, and possibly undergraduate students on the faculty member's research. You can also discuss your ideas for independent research.

Graduate students may apply for Graduate Research Assistantship positions that may be eligible for tuition remission and annual stipends.

Links to on-campus and off-campus research training:

Research Compliance and Responsible Conduct of Research

Research Training

University Libraries

Writing Center

Research News

Feb 3, 2016
The study is among the first to identify the predictors of heroin initiation among active, non-dependent illicit pharmaceutical opioid users using longitudinal data.
Jan 25, 2016
John Cutcliffe brings his enthusiasm for research to the College of Nursing and Health as the Blanke Endowed Chair for Nursing Research and director of the Center for Nursing Research.
Jan 21, 2016
Wright State’s Hanna Gabriel '15 manages the new Microscopy Core Facility, housed in the university’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building.
Jan 21, 2016
Sharmila Mukhopadhyay, director of Wright State’s Center for Nano-Scale Multifunctional Materials, will help formulate and implement U.S. foreign policy.
Jan 20, 2016
Series begins with a lecture on "Sports and the Absent History of the Harlem Renaissance" on Jan. 29 and a panel discussion on "Women and African-Americans in Baseball History" on Feb. 10.
Jan 12, 2016
Interprofessional collaborative project includes Wright State's Boonshoft School of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health and School of Professional Psychology, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy and Kettering College Physician Assistant Program.
Jan 11, 2016
A research team from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has won part of a $10 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to study geologically sequestering of carbon dioxide.
Jan 7, 2016
Nursing professor Sherry Farra uses virtual reality to conduct pioneering research in hospital evacuation training.
Dec 14, 2015
A new mathematical tool promises to offer important insights into global warming by predicting soil formation and depth and the influence of soil on vegetation growth.
Dec 4, 2015
Wright State nursing faculty members honored for providing vital information to health care professionals about the effects bath salts can have on pregnant women and their babies.

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