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Our unique mission encourages, promotes, and facilitates scholarly research to enhance the intellectual climate on-campus while making a difference in our local and global communities.
The number of principal investigators has doubled over the last 10 years and are more diverse than ever.
Our priorities guide our projects and motivate our researchers to make a difference.
Our priorities are the foundation of our research. They’re what guide our projects and motivate our researchers to make a difference.
We believe that gaining the insight of younger generations is essential to supporting Gallaudet’s ongoing mission.
CDHE conducts population health, patient-reported outcomes, and clinical trial studies with individuals who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing.
Home to multimillion-dollar labs designed for deaf scientists, CSTR is a beacon on the Gallaudet campus. Deaf and hard of hearing students work side-by-side with Gallaudet faculty across disciplines, including Molecular Genetics, Ecology, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Computational Chemistry, Information Technology, and Mathematics.
Research at DHHCRC addresses gaps in the delivery of mental health services to deaf and hard of hearing children by creating and adapting accessible tools to assess trauma symptoms and behavior, adapting evidence-based trauma treatments, and providing training and ongoing consultation for mental health professionals.
The Schuchman Deaf Documentary Center educates students in the documentary arts and explores the lives of deaf people through research, documentation and dissemination. Special focus is given to significant historical issues and endangered cultural knowledge specific to deaf peoples.
VL2 utilizes neuroimaging techniques to advance knowledge on how human higher cognition is realized through vision. VL2 studies the effects of visual processes, visual language, and social experience on the development of cognition, language, reading and literacy.
TAP conducts research and development related to communication technologies and services. It works closely with deaf and hard of hearing consumers, policymakers and industry to inform its work and to accelerate the transition from research to practice.
Our research can only be good as the support it receives. We provide support to our faculty, staff, and student researchers to ensure they experience the highest standard of academic integrity and excellence.
Applying for and properly using outside funding can be a complicated and stressful process. The Office of Research supports Gallaudet faculty, staff seeking funding for research projects.
We can help you identify funding sources, assist you in the proposal process, and guide you through regulatory requirements.
Learn more about how Gallaudet expands the frontiers of deaf scholarship and deepens knowledge through its Office of International Affairs, creates opportunities through Study Abroad programs such as Fulbright fellowships, welcomes international scholars, and provides students with unparalleled opportunities to collaborate on research that changes lives throughout the world.
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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