Research

Institutes & Centers

UMass Boston boasts approximately 50 interdisciplinary research organizations that bring faculty and students together from across the university to pursue research, teaching, and service on broad scholarly and social topics.

The following free-standing institutes and centers are administered by the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The following university-wide institutes and centers are operationally managed by collective leadership teams appointed by the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

The following institutes and centers are administered by their college or department.


Why UMass Boston?

Robert Carter works in one of UMass Boston’s chemistry labs.

Robert Carter

Chemistry Department Chairman; BA, College of Wooster; PhD, University of Kansas

“Our caring faculty really does have the success of our students at heart.”

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