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​Breaking out the breakthroughs

Detecting gravitational waves from deep space. Developing “smart” medical devices. Probing the historical interplay between music and political power. These are just a sampling of Syracuse’s broad range of research.

Professor Robert Doyle works with a student in a chemistry lab

Research at Syracuse seeks to address pressing global needs and strives to involve students at every opportunity. 


Office of Research

Syracuse is committed to advancing research excellence to address pressing global needs, basic research that advances fundamental understanding, and curiosity-driven inquiry.

Research Guides

Search through our subject guides by subject, type, or librarian.

SURFACE Repository

SURFACE is a full-text, multimedia online database that provides open access to the extensive and diverse array of scholarly, professional, scientific and creative output produced at Syracuse University.

Research Computing

Research computing at Syracuse University is a collaborative effort between the campus research community and technology groups from across campus.

Office of Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer manages the intellectual property of Syracuse University faculty and staff.

Office of Sponsored Programs

Our office assists all members of the University community with the submission of proposals for external support of research, creative, instructional, and service activities.

Office of Research Integrity and Protections

This office provides administrative services to facilitate research and ensure regulatory compliance with applicable federal regulations, laws and University policies.

Centers and Institutes

The University is home to over 30 research centers that span disciplines, including the Syracuse Biomaterials Institute, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, the Tully Center for Free Speech, and George E. Bennett Center for Accounting and Tax Research. They all take an entrepreneurial approach to research that leads to discoveries and advancements.

Cluster Hires

Syracuse University's Cluster Hires Initiative brings new faculty for interdisciplinary teaching and research, while promoting collaborations among existing faculty in a broad spectrum of disciplines including STEM, social sciences, humanities and creative arts.