Research at SIU


Hannah Manninen with mule deer

A forestry graduate student is working with a western Native American tribe to unlock secrets of the mule deer migration to identify key habitat and arrest the species decline. Read more

Research Facts

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has identified over 4000 institutions of higher education in the United States.

Among these, the National Science Foundation ranks SIU in the top 5 percent in terms of research expenditure.


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SIU is a place where ideas and research are thriving. This is where we hang our hat. We offer research opportunities in wide-ranging categories. We have the funds and faculty available to make nearly anything possible. Find out what's available for graduate research. There are also graduate assistantships and fellowships.


Our faculty is well-known for its standing in the world of research. SIU is home to numerous successful research specialists.
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