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The Eberly College of Arts and Sciences is committed to making a difference in the state of West Virginia. Our responsibility to create a knowledge-based economy is tied to the innovative research and groundbreaking discoveries made by our internationally recognized scholars.
Our faculty are well established experts in their fields, leading cutting-edge research, creating highly collaborative outreach opportunities and building a strong foundation of scholarship.
Whether we are investigating climate change, studying the opioid crisis or carrying out research on linguistics, our research is changing lives.
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Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative seed grants
Mini-grants of up to $10,000 are available to support Eberly College faculty research activities advancing the mission of the College's Interdisciplinary Research Collaborative for a Safe and Healthy Society: to advance the land grant mission of WVU and the Eberly College by addressing challenging conditions faced by society in the state and region.
HumanitiesThe humanities are how people understand the human experience and the world around them. The humanities bridge time, personifying a connection to those who have come before us. Research in this area documents the past, transforms the present and creates the future.
Social SciencesSocial science is the study of human behavior and its relationship to society. Our interdisciplinary research considers individual and group behavior and the resulting cultural, economic, political and social implications, driving social change to benefit present and future generations.
Natural SciencesNatural science is the study of the physical world around us. It encompasses the transformation of any measurable phenomena, from energy to matter. Our research in the natural sciences nurtures discovery, taking on today’s challenges to improve West Virginia’s quality of life and make the world a better place.
Latest Eberly College Research News
Log cabins in West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains have a story to tell: when people leave, the forest takes over.Read more.
For more than a decade, astronomers across the globe have wrestled with the perplexities of fast radio bursts — intense, unexplained cosmic flashes of energy, light years away, that pop for mere milliseconds.Read more.
History grad wins national dissertation awardRead more.
Geographers link formation of international laws to refugee crisisRead more.
WVU geologist selected for NASA's Mars 2020 teamRead more.