At URI, we support ideas that transform the way we understand the world.
Breakthrough research is what we do.
Our researchers are helping scientists understand the volume of sea ice production and improve climate models of deep ocean currents. Innovators are isolating new molecules from blooms of cyanobacteria for potential use as therapeutics against a wide range of diseases. In the arts, creators are imagining new ways of experiencing music and the visual arts that encourage inclusion and diversity.