From Nobel Prize winners to undergraduates, all members of the Stanford community are engaged in creating new knowledge, and Stanford brings an innovative, entrepreneurial spirit to this work of discovery. Stanford people take on audacious problems, bring imaginative new approaches to solving them, and work collaboratively to advance knowledge and make meaningful contributions to our world.

Doing Research at Stanford

DoResearch, the website of the Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research, provides comprehensive information about the research enterprise at Stanford.

Dedicated Research Centers

Several independent labs, centers and institutes engage faculty and students from across the university. Academic departments sponsor numerous other research labs.

Integrated Research & Teaching

The synthesis of teaching and research is fundamental to Stanford. Much of this faculty-driven research takes place within academic departments and interdisciplinary programs.


Stanford is home more than 20 individual libraries, each with a world-class collection of books, journals, films, maps, databases.

Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate Advising and Research (UAR) connects undergraduates with faculty to conduct research, advanced scholarship and creative projects.