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Research Strengths

Kansas State University researchers have worked to decode nature and improve lives since 1863. As land-grant leaders, our experts advance the forefront of global food systems, biosciences, and animal health by using an interdisciplinary approach to enable impactful technologies and enhance well-being.       

Building and Protecting Global Food Systems

Global food

Kansas State University is a leader in addressing global food system challenges. We are proud of our 150-year commitment to making the best use of resources and protecting our population. We specialize in:

Designing and Disseminating Better Health and Nutrition Practices

Health and nutritionKansas State University prioritizes a healthy society and workforce for all stages of life. Our focus on health and nutrition research, education, and policies promotes a healthier world. Our expertise is evident in many areas:

Enabling Impactful Technologies

Technology and engineeringTechnology never stands still, and neither does Kansas State University. We invest in the nation’s future needs for reliable energy and resources, and we anticipate the physical and digital infrastructure necessary for next-generation technologies in fields such as:

Enhancing Well-Being

Enhanced wellbeing

Kansas State University has played a key role in aiding local and global prosperity for more than 150 years. As the nation’s first land-grant university, we pioneer and prioritize education and outreach that improves lives and revitalizes communities. Our expertise shows in: 

Decoding Nature

BiosciencesKansas State University has a strong foundation and heritage of research that decodes nature. In addition to the areas mentioned above in global food systems, our faculty achieves international recognition for critical research in areas such as: