Research Facilities

  • Library Facilities

  • Information Technology

  • Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change
    The Institute pursues a broad programmatic agenda of research and outreach that builds upon Dr. Hooks' lifetime of work to achieve a more just society. The Hooks Institute is committed to advancing the goals of the American Civil Rights Movement, and making Memphis a national center for the study of the Civil Rights Movement and its legacy.

  • Bureau of Business and Economic Research
    The Bureau of Business and Economic Research is the organized research and public service unit of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics. The programs of the Bureau include public service to government agencies (state and local) and the business community, continuing education, and applied general research.

  • Center for Applied Psychological Research
    The Center for Applied Psychological Research supports research on problems concerning health, mental health, education, schools, crime, the environment, and children and their families. The Center also supports basic scientific research in cognitive psychology, biopsychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, and research design and statistics.

  • Center for Earthquake Research and Information

  • Center for Health Services Research
    The Center for Health Services Research is housed in the Division of Health Administration. The Center emphasizes collaborative, multi-disciplinary research focusing on issues in health care management, leadership, financing, economics, and administration. The Center's goal is to serve as a strong partner and resource for health care organizations, both public and private, in the Mid-South region.

  • Center for Manpower Studies
    The Center for Manpower Studies, located in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics, conducts research on employment and training-related topics and provides technical assistance to federal, state, and local agencies. It also offers a variety of training programs for human resource development agencies throughout the southeast.

  • Center for Research in Educational Policy

  • Center for Research on Women

  • Center for the Study of Higher Education
    The Center for the Study of Higher Education, located in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, conducts research and sponsors workshops and conferences in higher and adult education. The Community College Student Experiences Questionnaire is located in the Center, as is the Leadership Institute in Judicial Education.

  • Center for Urban Research and Extension
    The Center for Urban Research and Extension provides technical assistance, research and other services for neighborhood improvement in three Memphis Enterprise Neighborhoods. The Center supports the City of Memphis' Enterprise Community program, and collaborates with neighborhood residents as they embark upon various efforts in revitalizing their neighborhood.

  • Chucalissa Indian Village and Museum (C.H. Nash Museum)
    This partly reconstructed prehistoric Indian village on its original site and the museum are operated by the Department of Anthropology as an educational and research facility. The indoor and outdoor exhibits are designed to reconstruct prehistoric Indian life in the Mid-South. Students are trained in the techniques of excavation, restoration and museum operations. The courses taught are listed in the Department of Anthropology offerings. Chucalissa is located 17 miles southwest of the main campus along the Mississippi River.

  • DNA Laboratory
    The DNA Laboratory is a university facility providing access to resources required for modern molecular biology research. Custom nucleic acid synthesis and automated DNA sequencing are available on a fee basis to researchers both inside and outside the University. The Laboratory also houses a high-performance gel documentation system and a workstation with the GCG Wisconsin Package for nucleic acid and protein analysis.

  • Ecological Research Center

  • Edward J. Meeman Biological Station

  • Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology

  • Institute for Intelligent Systems

  • Integrated Microscopy Center

  • Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities

  • Regional Economic Development Center

  • Speech and Hearing Center

  • Other Research Units

  • Recognized Centers and Chairs of Excellence