Office of Research & Economic Development

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LSU Baton Rouge campuses grants & contracts in FY22

- of $369M for LSU statewide


Centers & Institutes

- to help facilitate advanced interdisciplinary research


NSF CAREER Awards in FY23

- National Science Foundation

Research Highlights

Wound healing technology made from trees and new patents: One for gummy ball baits to put the wild pig pandemic on snooze, and one for water-powered lights to make it easier to grow algae, which can be used to make biofuels and biodegradable plastics.

We share stories on recent advances in cancer research, spectacularly colorful yet secretive marsh birds, and how it matters more in the workplace how big you feel versus how big you are—and more.

Our new issue features LSU research news of deltaic proportions by comparing human impacts on Louisiana land loss and detailing a new cyber partnership between the university and the state’s largest ports. Also, we investigate a truly hot potato and more.

Working for Louisiana

LSU is a talent development engine for Louisiana. Meet seven LSU alumni who are leaders and innovators in their fields and changing lives throughout the state.

LSU turns investment into value for our students and our state. On the one-year mark since the launch of our Scholarship First Agenda, read about how LSU protects residents from storms and rising insurance costs, secures higher education against cyberattacks, and elevates Louisiana’s energy transition. All across the state, LSU is partnering for public good.

We dig deep into the university’s history and ongoing LSU research to advance our state and national security. All LSU campuses work to support our military and veterans by educating expert leaders, healing wounds, providing pathways to new careers, securing our changing coastline—and more.

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