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Our research programs range from fundamental scientific discoveries in such fields as genomics and nanoscience to applications that have significant implications for changing the lives of New Mexicans as well as citizens of the world.

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Leadership in Research

New Mexico State University’s research and service activities strive to serve all citizens of our state, region and beyond by addressing critical needs to improve lives. Ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a Research University with high research activity, NMSU's research expenditures exceeded $129 million for FY14. In addition, according to the most recently available statistics from the National Science Foundation, NMSU ranks fourth in research expenditures by Hispanic Serving Institutions.

Events, News, and Publications

Provided by the Office of the Vice President of Research, you can review NMSU Research News, a periodic newsletter dating back from 2007, check out the latest Research Events to learn more about the most significant research and creative activities of NMSU’s faculty and staff.

Or you can review the online edition of Research + Resources magazine, an annual publication that highlights partnerships that benefit New Mexico and beyond.

Research publications

NMSU has established interdisciplinary research clusters that build on institutional strengths and respond to local, regional, and national needs in areas such as natural resource sustainability, information sciences and security, space and aerospace programs, biosciences, and border-related programs (such as health, education, and economic development).

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