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World-Changing Research

Few universities can match the depth and breadth of Purdue's research capabilities and talent. As you explore our world-changing research, you'll quickly see why Purdue is a national and global leader in discovery and innovation.

Purdue explores Mars

Purdue and Mars

The prospect of a Mars landing and an eventual colony on Mars is top of mind for teams of Purdue faculty and students. Long known as the cradle of astronauts, Purdue is playing a part in both the exploration of Mars and in its prospective inhabitation.

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Purdue plus partners equals progress propelled

Purdue research. What’s in it for you?

If you've ever wondered what you have to gain from the research happening at Purdue, wonder no more. A quick glimpse of a few studies underway shows work aimed at faster computer speeds, replacing injections for medicine and preventing air pollution.

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Purdue ranked third in the U.S. for startup creation in 2020