Use the resources below to find researchers with similar interests, collaborate abroad or find community partners:

MSU Scholars

Public portal to publications of MSU researchers from Elsevier's Scopus database, which can be used to search for faculty expertise, identify research opportunities, and facilitate collaborations. 

MSU Directory

Public listing of all faculty, staff, and students, searchable by last name, first name, and MSU NetID. Also known as "Find People."

International Research

The Office of International Research Collaboration (OIRC) works collaboratively with Michigan State University's world area studies centers to assist faculty in developing transdisciplinary research proposals for external funding that focus on college and university international/global research priorities.

Community Outreach and Engagement

University Outreach and Engagement connects knowledge with society and can assist you in finding community partners for research projects.

There are a number of additional resources available for engaging the community and developing broader impact strategies. These groups have the experience, partnerships and infrastructure to help translate, educate, and communicate your research to the public.

  • Abrams Planetarium
    The Talbert and Leota Abrams Planetarium, an outreach unit of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, serves as an astronomy and space science education resource center for central Michigan and offers planetarium shows for all ages to the public. 
  • Center for Global Connections
    The Center for Global Connections in Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources works with both academic and nonacademic units to facilitate building an international dimension in ongoing programs of teaching, research, and extension.
  • Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
    In partnership with campus and community, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement advances community engaged learning and prepares students for lifelong civic and social responsibility in an increasingly diverse and complex global society.
  • Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    MSU-CTSI is MSU’s home for translational research, and supports all types of community engaged, translational research efforts that involve any of MSU’s broad array of local, state, national and international community partners.
  • CREATE for STEM Institute
    CREATE works to improve teaching and learning in STEM disciplines for students from grades K-16 through research and development efforts. It also sponsors conferences, workshops, seminars, and visiting scholars to enhance interest in STEM Education and develop capacity in these fields.
  • Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)
    GATE is a division of University Outreach and Engagement dedicated to promoting differentiated educational programs for middle and high school students. GATE provides experiences that allow gifted students to develop intellectually, to cultivate social relationships, and to expand their understanding of the world.
  • Global Engineering Programs
    MSU Engineers advance knowledge and transform lives as they engage with partners around the world. MSU scientists are working on sustainable energy research, environmental and water solutions, engineering design challenges and next generation cyber technologies that lead to advances in academic, public-sector, and private-sector organizations.
  • The Graduate School - Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
    The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) is a NSF program that supports recruitment, retention, and graduation of U.S. students in doctoral programs in the natural and social sciences, mathematics, and engineering. AGEP promotes the transformation of U.S. universities to embrace the responsibility of substantially increasing the number of underrepresented minorities entering the professoriate in STEM and SBE disciplines.
  • The Graduate School - Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
    MSU Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) helps prepare undergraduate students for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors and academic enrichment activities. The program’s goal is to increase the number of domestic students who pursue graduate study and careers in teaching and research at colleges and universities.
  • Information Technology Empowerment Center
    ITEC is a nonprofit organization that prepares Lansing-area students to participate in the global knowledge economy by increasing their technology skills. ITEC offers programs that improve student performance in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects as well as in robotics, writing, and digital media.
  • MSU Detroit Center
    The MSU Detroit Center is a hub for community programs, activities, and special events that facilitate outreach and engagement in southeastern Michigan. The Center is the operation site for several University-based programs.
  • MSU Museum
    MSU Museum Education engages university and public audiences by developing and facilitating learning experiences connected to the Museum and MSU. These experiences are designed to engage audiences, facilitate understanding, and inspire discovery. The Education Team helps faculty members use the MSU Museum as a resource for their teaching and research. 
  • MSU Science Festival
    The MSU Science Festival is a multi-day series of events that highlight science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. The Festival features talks, demonstrations, tours, open houses, guest speakers, and hands-on activities for lifelong learners of all ages. Events are held across the state with a concentration of activities in the East Lansing and Detroit areas.
  • MSU-Extension Children & Youth Institute/MI 4-H Youth Development
    The programming of the MSUE Children & Youth Institute provides a vehicle for education and engagement from birth to adulthood. Children participate in Extension-sponsored programming through 4-H, which engages community volunteers in designing and delivering educational programs on a diverse set of topics.
  • MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts and Creativity
    The MSU Federal Credit Union Institute for Arts & Creativity at Wharton Center enriches lives by strengthening the value of the arts in day-to-day life through participatory lifelong learning programs throughout the state. Programs integrate performing arts into K-12 curriculum for almost 29,000 children each year and touch the lives of countless adults.
  • WKAR Public Media
    WKAR, located in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, provides public programming across mutliple media including radio, television, web and more. WKAR is an official partner/provider with NPR, PBS, BBC, PRI and American Public Media. Consider WKAR for your next research lecture, educational program or event for access to their communications infrastructure.