Research & Discovery

This page highlights the astonishing amount of research happening across Columbia, one of the world’s leading research universities. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci to Receive the Frank A. Calderone Prize in Public Health at Columbia Mailman School Award Ceremony

The prize recognizes his extraordinary contributions to protecting and improving the public’s health. 


Professors Zhezhen Jin, Bodhi Sen, and Tian Zheng were recognized for their contributions to statistics.

Columbia experts are on the frontlines of climate change, documenting the dangers and developing solutions.

What neuroscience and psychology can tell us about baseball – and ourselves.

For Earth Day, learn about how science at its smallest scale is applied to the depths of our planet.

In much of the global ocean, there’s evidence that iron-rich dust blowing from land has fertilized algae during cold periods.

Minority neighborhoods where residents were long denied home loans have twice as many oil and gas wells as mostly white neighborhoods.

Columbia researchers have developed an algorithm that blocks devices from listening in on conversations.

In a new modeling study, researchers show how widely wind and solar potential vary by season and year.

Heavy ions may be able to kill tumor cells more effectively than photons, while producing fewer effects on healthy nearby cells.

Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute and collaborators have won a $9.1 million grant to develop entirely new maps of the brain.

The highest concentrations were found in Hispanic communities, according to a new study by Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health.

A massive landslide in British Columbia that set off a tsunami has been linked to Canada's receding West Grenville Glacier.