WVU Research spans the spectrum from nanotechnology to cosmology; from creating new works to studying ancient ones; from the opioid drug crisis to community development. Our researchers work on problems of both immediate and long-term impact to improve the lives of West Virginians and others across the globe.Research Statistics
The Research Office supports research with resources for external grant-seeking, internal grant programs, and guidance for projects involving animals, human subjects, and export control.
There are a myriad of opportunities for students, both undergraduate and graduate, to engage in research at WVU.
Postdocs are central to the WVU research mission. The University supports our postdocs by means of high quality research experiences and professional development opportunities.
See information for our potential collaborators within business and industry, as well as information for our faculty members looking to partner with business and industry.
The Research Office invites the campus community to celebrate the high volume and caliber of West Virginia University research during the fourth annual Research Week starting April 12, 2022. Events highlight student research, long-form scholarship, and the exceptional research and mentoring happening on campus.
West Virginia University maintains its very high research activity rank among the nation’s elite research institutions as reflected in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.