Montclair State University is a dynamic research institution, designated an R2 – Doctoral University – High Research Activity – by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. This designation signifies a continued expansion of the University’s research portfolio and doctoral programs, where students and faculty explore across disciplines for innovative discoveries in the sciences, humanities, business and the arts.
Montclair is dedicated to providing an atmosphere that encourages cutting-edge research by faculty and students looking to make the world a better place.
Learn more about Montclair State University’s Office of Research.
Montclair State students and faculty conduct ground-breaking research that impacts the understanding of our world and makes headlines in everything from gravitational-wave astronomy and antimalarial treatments to school choice and diversifying the teacher pipeline.
How Effective Communication Can Benefit ScientistsThe power of storytelling is at the heart of Montclair State University’s Mario M. Casabona Future Scientists Awards Program Wednesday January 24, 2024
Study: Gen Z Perceive Risk ‘Everywhere They Turn,’ Early Research ShowsInterviews shed light on risk factors contributing to youth mental health crisis, including mass shootings, social media and the climate crisisWednesday December 13, 2023
Musical Numbers: Understanding How Math and Music MergeIn building a thongophone for mathematical analysis of its pipes for pitch, Montclair students find the connection between music and math
Wednesday December 6, 2023
Study: ‘Pizzagate’ Posts on X Spike Dramatically After Elon Musk Boosted the ConspiracyThe debunked conspiracy is foundational to QAnon, experts say, and a fictitious representation of human traffickingThursday November 30, 2023
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Resources and Opportunities
Montclair State offers faculty researchers support and guidance through the following resources:
Every year, Montclair State students work with University faculty to conduct important research on a wide variety of topics. Explore the resources below to learn more about potential research opportunities, finding a mentor and funding resources.
Montclair State University aims to advance collaboration, discovery and innovation by helping to connect our researchers not only across disciplines but across institutions, government and industry.
Learn more at Research with Montclair.