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Advancing knowledge across industries

Our internationally recognized faculty conduct high-level scholarship, present at national and international conferences, and publish with prominent journals and academic presses, bridging the gap between scholarly research and current practice to prepare confident graduates with the ability to change the world.


Hey, Instagram: It's Time to Lose the 'Likes'

Are Americans becoming addicted to digital devices? Professor of Information Design and Corporate Communication Pierre Berthon thinks so. In a study published in the Journal of Public Policy & Marketing, Berthon outlines how devices increasingly demand more of our attention and suggests steps for the government to regulate our digital consumption. 

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Unraveling the 'Wicked' Web of Sustainability

Competing demands of people, profit and the planet have woven a “wicked” web of sustainability issues. Associate Professor of Geology Dave Szymanski wants to unravel it. As part of a study funded by a $1.4 million National Science Foundation grant, Szymanski is helping to create courses that combine STEM and business learning to tackle these issues.

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Examining Research at Bentley

If someone said “research,” a business school might not be the first place you’d think to look. Think again. Join us for a deep dive into four projects by Bentley professors and students that aim to answer challenging and timely questions, some of the research projects by faculty and students that deliver real-world impact.

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Faculty publications and citations.

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Information about external funding sources, and support for faculty research, including information about the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Meet Our Faculty


Honors Program

Student research is a key part of the Honors Program. Many students pursue lab or field work, work independently with a faculty member, and travel to present their research at conferences. 

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The Jean & Dan Valente Center for the Arts & Sciences

The Center offers research opportunities for undergraduate students including independent research projects, helping faculty with their pedagogical research, and self-led seminars.

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Health Thought Leadership Network

Each year, the Network supports an undergraduate student pursuing independent research on a health-related topic.

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Center for Integration of Science and Industry

In addition to research assistantships and post-doctoral fellowships, students work with the Center to complete Honors Capstone or Liberal Studies Major Culminating Experience projects.

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Opportunities for Students in our PhD Programs

You have the opportunity to listen to what other people at the Center are researching and working on, present findings of your own research, and meet prominent figures in the biotech industry. Being surrounded by these people and taking in all of the information they offer was a valuable opportunity.
Roger Du '18
Undergraduate Research Assistant, Center for Integration of Science and Industry

The Research Council provides intellectual leadership on research at Bentley through three activities that support the university’s vision, mission and strategy:

  • Develop and articulate a perspective on why research is essential to continuing and enhancing the achievement of Bentley’s mission.
  • Present a clear vision of what constitutes quality research at Bentley and position this vision within the broader context of faculty scholarship.
  • Support Bentley faculty as they pursue and enhance the quality of their research endeavors and advise academic leadership about actions and platforms needed to further Bentley’s research agenda.