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A Commitment to World-Changing Research

Texas State University is committed to applied research that can change the world. Our faculty and students are generating new knowledge, catalyzing ideas into reality, and pushing the boundaries in every discipline.

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faculty members have earned National Science Foundation CAREER awards 


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Our Areas of Impact

While Texas State researchers are active in all fields, we especially excel in applied research that impacts state and national needs.

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Translational Health

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Resilient Societies

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Teaching and Lifelong Learning

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Environmental Stewardship

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Powering Innovation

Partnership with The Conversation

Get Your Work Published

Give your research the attention it deserves. Faculty members can now get research-related articles published on The Conversation.

What’s a 100-year Flood?

A TXST Hydrologist Explains

“Unfortunately, many people believe that if they experienced a 100-year flood this year, they will not see another one like it for 99 years. It just doesn’t work that way.”

— Dr. Robert Mace

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Whether you’re at Texas State or outside the university, our staff can tell you more about research.