The University of Massachusetts Boston boasts 36 interdisciplinary research organizations that bring faculty and students together from across the university to pursue research, teaching, and service on broad scholarly and social topics.


Browse the Research Centers and Institutes Collections:

Adult Literacy Resource Institute

Boston Urban Observatory

Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Center for Civil Discourse

Center for Clinical Education and Research

Center for Coastal Environmental Sensing Networks

Center for Collaborative Leadership

Center for Community Democracy and Democratic Literacy

Center for Governance and Sustainability

Center for Green Chemistry

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development

Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters

Center for Social Development and Education

Center for Social Policy

Center for Studies in Policy and the Public Interest

Center for Survey Research

Center for Sustainable Enterprise and Regional Competiveness

Center for Women in Politics & Public Policy

Center of Science and Mathematics in Context

Center on Media & Society

Collaborative Institute for Oceans, Climate and Security

Commonwealth Compact

Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights

Developmental Sciences Research Center

Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management

Entrepreneurship Center

Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research

Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy Publications

Gerontology Institute

GoKids Boston Youth Fitness Research and Training Center

Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership

Haitian Studies Association

Institute for Asian American Studies

Institute for Community Inclusion

Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation

Institute for Learning and Teaching

Labor Resource Center

Massachusetts Office of Public Collaboration

New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE)

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Paul English Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute

Pension Action Center

Research Center for Urban Cultural History

Small Business Development Center

Urban Harbors Institute

Venture Development Center

William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences

William Monroe Trotter Institute