Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are committed to advancing human understanding through research, scholarship, and creative endeavor in order to be a repository for knowledge and a powerful means for doing good in the world.

Notre Dame Research supports and encourages innovation in more than twenty core facilities and resources, as well as in a number of key areas of research, including cancer, environmental change, global health, and many more, with faculty finding their homes in one of Notre Dame’s seven colleges or schools.

$133.7 Million in record-breaking annual research awards

Ranked #1 in the country for NEH Fellowships since 1999

Nearly 150% growth in invention disclosures since 2009

Igniting Knowledge

in areas of University historic strength and priority investment

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Uncovering a New Pathway to Halting Metastasis

Uncovering a New Pathway to Halting Metastasis

Metastasis, the process by which cancer cells leave the primary tumor and spread to other sites in the body, is responsible for more than 90 percent of cancer deaths. Thus, there is a significant need to improve the therapeutic options...

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Transforming Discovery

with world-class facilities and state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment

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