Explore the research of our faculty members and students:
The faculty and staff listed in this network look forward to sharing their expertise with you and to learning about the work you are doing.
IUP faculty and staff are encouraged to add their information to the University Expertise Network! Log into MyIUP, select the “Academics” tab, scroll down to the "Teaching and Research Resources” section, then click on the link to “University Expertise Network,” and follow the on-screen instructions.
Our faculty members and their students take part in a variety of research projects across all disciplines and around the world. These are examples of recent projects they have undertaken:
While research spans many disciplines at IUP, some of the most substantial or innovative research has been done in the these areas:
Wind energy, water quality, and wildlife conservation are included in this research.
Topics span nursing practice and education, health promotion, sports, and nutrition.
Areas include school psychology, counseling, program evaluation, speech, and disability.
Areas include training, e-commerce, entrepreneurship, and small business.
Research includes plant-microbe interactions and environmental bacteria’s role in disease.
Human performance in the workplace, workplace fatalities, and ergonomics are included.
The following features from IUP Magazine highlight some of our research areas:
Diphthongs and Dahntahn: The Western Pennsylvania dialect was the subject of research by a speech-language pathology professor and an alumna.
Oceans in Deep: World oceans were considered at risk even before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Geoscience professors weigh in on what can be done.
Charting Coal Mine Secrets: Mine accidents may be better prevented through the work of researchers who are placing old mine maps into modern databases.
Seeing is Believing: Paintings of Robert Griffing are being used to help students understand the French and Indian War and the Eastern Woodland Indians.
Spectacular Find in Cypriot Survey: Students shared their experiences in Cyprus as they accompanied professor Scott Moore on a land and sea archaeological survey.
Progress and Preeminence—or Not: Fresh off presenting research at the First Science Conclave, a professor discussed how the U.S. stacks up in science and technology.