RESEARCH

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No. 3 FASTEST-GROWING RESEARCH UNIVERSITY IN THE NATION

Among those with $100 million+ in annual expenditures

RESEARCH

WAYS TO DISCOVER

As the largest public research university in Georgia, we are proving our way leads to life- and world-changing discoveries.

Our labs and research centers are at the forefront, racing the clock to develop vaccines for viruses, examining the ways families cope following natural disasters, analyzing stock market anomalies and locating long-lost stars in the Milky Way.

Doing things THESTATEWAY® means recruiting faculty who can accelerate problem-solving. And it means encouraging researchers to think big, push boundaries and disrupt the status quo.

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Record $150.2 million funding in fiscal year 2020
$100 million+ in funding for six consecutive years
RESEARCH
EXPENDITURES

UP BY 141%
SINCE 2010

THAT'S WHERE YOU COME IN

EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Through the Honors College’s Undergraduate Research Program, Honors students across all majors have the opportunity to get hands-on. You could work in a lab alongside faculty, compose music, serve as an editor or build a business plan. You’ll also get the chance to reach for prestigious scholarships and attend or share your research at national conferences.

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University
Assistantships

Work on special projects with a department or office that interests you, and earn up to $2,500 in a stipend. 

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Honors Thesis

Partner with a faculty mentor to gain practical research skills.

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Undergraduate
Research Conference

Present your research at our annual conference or get published.

Research student Kabir
“I worked with faculty and my research partner on an algorithm that determines why babies cry. It can predict with 91 percent accuracy whether a baby’s distress is due to hunger, choking, deafness, etc.”
— Abu Nadim Kabir (’21)

NITHEYAA SHREE
Marshall Scholar ('21)

First Lady

Niethyaa Shree was named one of only 46 Marshall Scholars for 2021 — and Georgia State’s first. The prestigious international scholarship, awarded by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, recognizes college students who demonstrate academic merit, leadership and ambassador potential. Nitheyaa will conduct graduate-level research at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She plans for a career in neuroscience research, studying neurodegenerative disorders and designing therapies to treat them.

Marshall Scholar Student

NITHEYAA SHREE
Marshall Scholar ('21)

First Lady

Niethyaa Shree was named one of only 46 Marshall Scholars for 2021 — and Georgia State’s first. The prestigious international scholarship, awarded by the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, recognizes college students who demonstrate academic merit, leadership and ambassador potential. Nitheyaa will conduct graduate-level research at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. She plans for a career in neuroscience research, studying neurodegenerative disorders and designing therapies to treat them.

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