From engineering to behavioral sciences, medical research to sustainability, bio-cybersecurity to animal welfare, Colorado State University researchers are advancing solutions to some of society’s biggest challenges.
CSU shattered records for research expenditures in 2021, spending $447.2 million to acquire knowledge to protect people from disease, recover drought- and fire ravaged communities, and respond to the climate emergency.
Expenditures in millions
2018 – $374.90
2019 – $398.50
2020 – $407
2021 – $447.20
Across the institution awards for COVID-19 research totaled $35.5 million, $21.8 million since the start of the pandemic. As part of the effort, CSU is nearing clinical trials of a universal coronavirus vaccine, and has developed its own coronavirus test, with 200,000 samples collected to protect the campus community.
SOURCE: Colorado State University Office of the Vice President for Research