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Research Strengths

While research spans many disciplines at IUP, some of the most substantial or innovative research has been done in the following areas:

Line of windmills in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Jeff Kubina at

Energy and environment research has involved wind energy, coal mine maps, water quality, wildlife conservation, and more.


Speech-language pathology graduate student works with children

Research in education has spanned school psychology, counseling, technology, program evaluation, speech, and disability.


Magified image of tuberculosis-infected lung. Image courtesy of A.J. Cann at

Microbiology research topics have included plant-microbe interactions and the role of environmental bacteria in disease.


Nursing student and nuclear medicine professional discuss medical images

Health care research has spanned topics from nursing practice and education to health promotion, sports, and nutrition.


Business faculty member and students talk in the Eberly College of Business financial trading room.

Business research has included the training, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, small business, management, and contracting areas.


Safety Sciences professionals observing work practices in a factory

Safety Sciences research has involved human performance in the workplace, workplace fatalities, ergonomics, and more.


  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Assistant Dean for Research
    Stright Hall, Room 113
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1081
  • Phone: 724-357-7730
  • Fax: 724-357-2715
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.