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Research & Discovery

KU is committed to conducting broad and impactful research that addresses the key challenges faced by the state, nation and world.


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Grow KU Research

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Recruit, Retain and Recognize Top Researchers

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Expand the Impact of KU Research in Kansas and Beyond

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Promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship