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Research, Scholarship, & Creativity

UMass Dartmouth: a premier research university

  • Searching for solutions to today's challenges
  • Discovering new paths toward economic and social prosperity

Committed to involving graduate and undergraduate students in the research endeavor across the schools and colleges

  • Inspiring the next generation of innovators
  • Integrating research into the curriculum

Research at UMass Dartmouth: a $25.6 million enterprise

  • Regional focus: motivated by regional needs and aspirations
  • Global impact: sharing our discoveries with the world

Focus on faculty research

Aminda O'Hare

Exploring the intersection of cognition and emotion

Dr. Aminda O'Hare of the Psychology Department uses tasks of cognitive control to assess her subjects' abilities to stay focused on a task both when emotion is present and when it's not.

Hague, Buck, Randall

A better way to listen underwater: Hydrophones and underwater acoustic signal processing

A research project to improve underwater microphone arrays also highlights opportunities for student research in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.

Spotlight on graduate research

David Hague

David Hague, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research opportunities lead to internships, travel, and a promising career.


Katyanne Shoemaker, Marine Biology

Recognition for research in the microbial ecology of the ocean

Celebrating undergraduate research

Eben Crawford

Eben Crawford, Bioengineering

Eben was the audience favorite and 3rd place winner of the 2013 Undergraduate Research 3-Minute Competition.

Learn more about Eben's project

Lisa Paulo & Stefanie Parau

Lisa Paulo & Stefanie Parau, Psychology

UMass Dartmouth is unique in its strong commitment to undergraduate research.

Learn more: Office of Undergraduate Research





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