Research is a thriving and vital enterprise at Baylor as faculty pursue their passions and engage colleagues across disciplines to examine solutions to challenges facing our world. It is not uncommon to find cancer researchers working alongside environmental scientists; chemists collaborating with computer scientists. At Baylor, research is more than an academic enterprise. Through short- and long-term initiatives alike, Baylor utilizes its institutional capabilities and faculty research to transform lives around the world through ground-breaking advances and evidence-based, capacity-building partnerships that address the critical issues of our time and create a foundation for future discoveries.
HealthResearch and collaboration will span all schools and colleges across the University as we focus on environmental determinants of health, family and community.Data SciencesData Sciences is a rapidly advancing, interdisciplinary field that relies on techniques and theories drawn from machine learning, data mining, scalable data storage, and digital communication, as well as the disciplines of statistics, mathematics, and library sciences.Materials ScienceMaterials Science is a cutting edge field with high market demand for graduates and vast extramural funding. Investments in Materials Science will position Baylor University as a leader in these technologies.Human Flourishing, Leadership & EthicsBaylor University will be a recognized leader in understanding the conditions by which humans, communities, and societies flourish.Baylor in Latin AmericaThe Census Bureau projects that by the year 2030, immigration will surpass natural increase as the primary contributor to population growth in the United States. The Baylor in Latin America initiative will position the University to be one of the most extensively engaged faith-based universities in the nation with regard to engagement in the Americas.Other Research InitiativesBaylor faculty share historic strengths in areas such as business, religion, education, family and consumer sciences, education and more. Learn more about Baylor research across a variety of disciplines that enriches understanding of the ways individuals and societies work, play, learn and worship.