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NSU Research: From Inquiry to Innovation and Education

The research enterprise is paramount at Norfolk State University. With a focus on finding practical solutions to complex problems, research permeates the curriculum and emphasizes minority student participation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Research at NSU

NSU students, faculty and staff provide leading expertise and contribute to shape the future in a range of fields from materials to biotechnology, to modeling, to simulation and computing, to the arts and the social sciences. NSU is home to several centers and institutes, where the researchers collaborate across disciplines to discover innovative answers and approaches to challenging problems.