Office of Research
Research advances knowledge to create innovations that improves lives. The WKU Office of Research encourages research and fosters interdisciplinary cooperation among faculty and students to enhance and improve the research infrastructure.
Research encompasses a broad array of disciplines to include arts and humanities as well as the sciences – all disciplines contribute to the quality of life in our community.
The Vice President of Research is responsible for providing the resources and infrastructure to advance research at WKU.
Opening doors to innovative businesses while providing entrepreneurs the ability to easily access University resources.
Innovative and creative works holding exclusive rights for commercialization.
Providing guidance in the protection of the rights, welfare, and security of the campus community involved in activities ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
WKU connects teaching with research bringing in over $22 million in external funding for 2010.
Interdisciplinary research that crosses the traditional lines between departments and colleges is carried out in these centers.
Provides customized services for contracting with business and industry to assist WKU in attracting and retaining quality researchers.
WKU conference highlights researchers
Hands-on research allows students to take charge of their own destiny. Read more on student research.