How will the legalization of marijuana impact NJ communities? RU-N researchers look for answers in an unprecedented report.
Curiosity. Creativity. Problem solving. Discovery. Exploration.
From neuroscience to criminal justice, climate equity to molecular biology, data science to literature, whether working at the laboratory bench or in close partnership with the community, Rutgers University-Newark researchers tackle challenging issues of urgent local and global importance.
At a Glance
As a major urban research university with Schools in Arts and Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Law, Public Affairs and Administration, and a Graduate school, we’re known for conducting wide-ranging, innovative, collaborative research.
A Leader in Diverse Research
Work with leading researchers in state-of-the-art facilities or with award-winning scholars across the disciplines. Learn in a mentoring environment. Start making an impact at one of the nation’s leading research and development institutions.
How We Support Researchers
Services for Researchers
We’ll help you find funding sources, create a competitive proposal, and navigate the research administration process.
Centers and Institutes
Our centers include a regional brain imaging facility, access to high performance computing, and programs in law, business, urban studies and the humanities, among many others. Our 46 Centers and Institutes cover offer a wide range of topics, across all five Schools, often with an interdisciplinary approach, addressing important current social and intellectual challenges.
Facilities and Equipment
Explore our research facilities' equipment and instrumentation
Ideas Into Innovation
RU-N’s Innovation Ventures team works with you to transform your research into products, services, or partnerships for the public good.
Use our Research with Rutgers portal to connect with thousands of potential collaborators across the university.
Make an Impact
Donor support enables RU-N to invest in top-tier teaching talent, fund off-campus trips and performances, promote diverse cultural initiatives, and connect students with a caliber of hands-on experience they wouldn’t have anywhere else.
Windows to the World
Libraries open up windows to the world. Peer into any world you can imagine at our main library, which holds 600,000 titles and houses the largest archive of jazz materials anywhere.
A neuroscience team explores early detection of Alzheimer's Disease and how to slow progression.
The Rutgers Brain Imaging Center (RUBIC) evolves into a valuable resource for tri-state scientists.