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From storm-chasing drones to improvements in agriculture and disease-fighting medicines, OSU connects you to a world of cutting-edge research with top-rated faculty and resources.

Knowledge that improves lives and strengthens communities

Science, engineering and humanities research takes place in every college on our campuses, and our Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa. Oklahoma State research is in lock-step with its land-grant legacy. Research at OSU, a Carnegie R1 research university, is relevant, accessible and beneficial — whether it’s exploring basic scientific questions or applied concepts that directly impact lives.

Interested in research?

What does a scientist really do?

The OSU research community is broad and tight-knit. Our faculty members have the opportunity to explain why their research matters in a casual, face-to-face setting with the local community each month at OSU Research On Tap. This event allows people to learn about research happening at OSU.

Home to respected faculty, impactful research

Our researchers create treatments for disease, develop technologies to improve lives, explore natural ecosystems and microscopic organisms, and advance many other areas. At the same time, their talents include teaching the next generation of scientists, engineers and scholars.

Guidance in a world of research administration

The Office of the Vice President for Research helps faculty focus on their work with assistance complying with rules and regulations and provides resources for success.

Innovating Prosperity

The Innovation Foundation at Oklahoma State University's mission is to maximize the impact of OSU’s excellence in aerospace and advanced mobility, energy, agriculture, and One Health by translating innovative applied research into products and services, facilitating strong partnerships with aligned industry and regional partners, and investing in the development of emerging companies — all for the benefit of society.

Respectable Research

University Research Compliance
The Office of University Research Compliance is dedicated to helping researchers comply with all regulations and policies governing the conduct of research.

Co-fermentation process making significant strides in biofuel research   Co-fermentation process making significant strides in biofuel research   Jul 1

Researchers in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University continue to refine a co-fermentation process resulting in the production of butanol, a biofuel made from renewable resources that can be converted into jet fuel.  

OSU receives top marks in QS Stars international ratings OSU receives top marks in QS Stars international ratings May 13

Oklahoma State University has earned a 5 Star rating in the latest QS Stars ratings, announced by higher education analyst QS — Quacquarelli Symonds.



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