This site has been created to introduce you to research, scholarship, and creative endeavor at Notre Dame. Here you will find our mission, vision, values, and goals, as well as descriptions of many of the programs and facilities we have built, as we strive to become a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic character.

Within this portal you will find examples of our innovative research. These programs provide opportunities for our undergraduate and graduate students to experience stimulating—and potentially life-changing—research activities. Our researchers strive to answer interesting, challenging, and important questions and to pass their knowledge on to others. Our new research initiatives continue to build on our traditional strengths, while encouraging the development of interdisciplinary partnerships that will have greater impact in the world.

Our burgeoning research infrastructure features a wealth of institutes and centers, ever expanding state-of-the-art technologies and facilities, and a research administration team that unreservedly supports our efforts.

Please enjoy your journey through Research at the University of Notre Dame. I hope you’ll come back often to see the latest news about our faculty and students’ ongoing research pursuits.

Robert J. Bernhard

Vice President for Research

Robert BernhardVice President for Research

Robert J. Bernhard
Vice President for Research