SRI represents the first steps in a bold commitment to excellence in research at the University of Notre Dame Learn More.

As Notre Dame enters a new chapter in its history, there is a renewed focus on expanding its research enterprise. The Strategic Research Investments (SRI) outlined here are the first steps in a bold commitment of internal funds and other resources, supplementing funding from external grants and gifts, all intended to advance excellence in research. This select group of cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research initiatives promises to broaden our scholars’ contributions on key global issues and underscores our aspiration to serve society as a premier research university. close.