Make groundbreaking discoveries at Temple.

Temple is a community of innovative faculty and students who are driven to help make the world a better place through research. From researching policing in our communities to advancing quantum computing technology to conducting novel immunotherapy clinical trials for COVID-19 patients, there are endless research opportunities here for you to explore and be a part of shaping a brighter future for everyone.

Undergraduate research opportunities prepare students to be competitive for graduate school or fellowships—such as the Rhodes scholarship or a Fulbright—and prepare them for their careers in their fields after graduation. Plus, as a student at Temple, you’ll learn how to take initiative and collaborate with all types of people—a skill that will benefit you no matter what career path you take.

In the video below, you can hear Marcus Forst, Temple's first-ever Goldwater Scholar, speak about the research he conducted at Temple and how it put him on the path to pursue a PhD in applied physics at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar.

Top-tier Researchers

In 2015, Temple achieved the R1 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Being one of only 137 universities nationwide with this classification, we utilize our position to bring in the faculty at the forefront of their fields and create limitless research opportunities for our students. 

Learn more about our state-of-the-art facilities, explore research opportunities and read about groundbreaking discoveries made by Temple students.