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Basic and applied research provides the knowledge and innovation that will drive the 21st century economy. Research contributes to the quality of the undergraduate learning environment and supports our top-20 priorities by enhancing academic reputation. ClemsonForward sets a new bar for research and scholarly work.
Clemson University has made great strides in research in recent years, culminating in our distinction as a Carnegie R1: Doctoral University (highest research activity). To further build our research reputation, and in support of our faculty, the Division of Research is making additional funding opportunities available within the University. Read more at Clemson Research's R-Initiatives.