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Research Focus

At Mason, research extends beyond disciplinary and academic boundaries to reveal depth and breadth in a number of research communities of practice. To foster interdisciplinary research explorations and to facilitate access to both individuals and centers of expertise, our Research Focus profiles these communities.

Collage of Research Focus area images. From left to right: Global,White and blue map of the world; Life Quality, Elderly couple sitting in the park; Policy & Governance, Washington Monument and two flags against a blue sky; Security, Blue and white image with binary code and ribbons of light; and Sustainability, Green field with cloudy, dark skies.  Sustainability - Image of a field with a dark sky Security Science Frontiers & Complex Systems Policy & Governance Life Quality Global