Research

Research

CSU ranks among the top 20% of universities in the United States for Research and Development (R&D) and Number 6 in Ohio based on the latest data from the National Science Foundation. CSU placed first in the nation for the greatest increase in federal research spending on science and engineering according to The Chronicle of Higher Education (2015). Research expenditures have grown by 500% since 2009 and totaled $84 million in 2017. 

Engaging students in research is a priority - CSU reinvests $250,000 per year from Federal R&D indirect costs in its Undergraduate Summer Research Awards. In 2017, The Brookings Institution ranked CSU among the “Best of the Best” public universities for impact on social mobility and impactful research.

The College is driving research news and anchoring CSU accomplishments:

  • Center for Gene Regulation in Health and Disease - Launched in 2008 with a grant from the Ohio Third Frontier Commission, GRHD was named a Center of Research Excellence by The Ohio Department of Higher Education in 2010 and has since earned a place as one of the top research centers in the nation.
  • Research Day – now in its 10th year, this day-long conference highlights faculty and student research activities across the College.
  • EngagedScholarship@CSU – an institutional repository and Digital Commons platform for research, education and service published by CSU's Michael Schwartz Library.
  • Research collaborations and student placements across northeast Ohio, including the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, NASA, as well as countless businesses and community partners.
  • College of Science & Health Professions students won 57% of the Undergraduate Student Research Awards in 2017.

Research Day Presentations

Area of Research Title Author
Biology A New Appreciation of the Positive and Negative Effects of Interferons in Cancer
(presented at the 2015 COSHP Research Day)
Dr. George Stark,
Lerner Research Institute
COSHP 2018 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2017 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2016 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2015 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2014 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2013 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2012 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2011 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2010 Research Day Abstracts various
COSHP 2009 Research Day Abstracts various
Environmental Sciences Glaciers, People, and Global Climate Change Dr. Lonnie Thompson
General Funding Biomedical Research at the NIH:  Challenges and Opportunities in Peer Review Dr. Antonio Scarpa
General NIH Training Opportunities to Develop Scientists Jane Scott
GRHD Gene Regulation in Health in Disease (GRHD): Research Center of Excellence at CSU Dr. Anton Komar
Physics 2017 Society of Physics Students (SPS) Poster Session various
~more to come~

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