Our faculty, staff, and students are making a difference. Through research, scholarship, and creative activity, we are addressing a broad range of statewide and national economic, health, and social challenges. Learn more about Research.

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Investing in the Future: Our North Atlantic partnerships

We’ve launched research, workforce development, and education programs — including study abroad — that spur economic growth and build students’ global competence.
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Virtual Reality & 3D printing in the CI2 Lab

This is where creative intelligence flourishes. In the lab, students pursue entrepreneurial ideas and create products and services that solve real-world problems.
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Forward Momentum: Developing community-based solutions

We apply a practical approach to translate evidence-based best practices into everyday practice for Maine’s businesses, government agencies, and communities.
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Beyond the Lab: How creative ventures embody research

Our faculty bring extensive experience and multidisciplinary approaches to create, investigate, question, and explore.

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Cutler Institute: Research, training & technical assistance

We partner with organizations and communities to translate knowledge and best practices into sustainable solutions.
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Funding and guidance for faculty & staff research

In addition to providing guidance on securing funding and submitting a proposal, we offer access to international information databases and publication resources.

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Our Office of Research serves as a resource for our faculty, staff, and students, as well as our community partners.




Third Annual USM Research and Scholarship Symposium

8:30 AM, Abromson Center, University of Southern Maine, Portland