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A Commitment to World-Changing Research

Texas State University is committed to applied research that can change the world. Our faculty and students are generating new knowledge, catalyzing ideas into reality, and pushing the boundaries in every discipline.

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number of grants awarded to Texas State in FY2020


faculty members have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards 


independently sponsored research projects in FY2020

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Our Areas of Impact

While Texas State researchers are active in all fields, we especially excel in applied research that impacts state and national needs.

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Translational Health

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Resilient Societies

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Teaching and Lifelong Learning

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Environmental Stewardship

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Powering Innovation

Partnership with The Conversation

Get Your Work Published

Give your research the attention it deserves. Faculty members can now get research-related articles published on The Conversation.

Dr. Tania Betancourt

Dr. Tania Betancourt, Lead Researcher of Biomaterials and Nanomedicine Laboratory; Associate Professor, College of Science and Engineering

Nanomaterials in biomedicine

“I provide hands-on training to help students become competent scientists or engineers who can contribute in their own right. I love mentoring students—many of them may not have had any experience with science, and it is so rewarding to watch them learn and grow, realizing that they can have a career in this field.”

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Whether you’re at Texas State or outside the university, our staff can tell you more about research.