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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. Araceli Martinez Ortiz, executive director of the LBJ Institute for STEM Education and Research; research associate professor, College of Education

Systemic barriers and supports in STEM education and careers

“Women entering the field are historically underrepresented, as are many other minority populations. There are psychological and social barriers that make it difficult for women to remain in STEM fields. They often feel that they don’t belong because they don’t have the support they need. My job is to discover and implement interventions that mitigate these barriers.”

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