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Northwestern Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

International Research at Northwestern

From pioneering material science to innovative work on the human past, our faculty and scholars are bringing cutting-edge research to bear on critical global and international challenges. They contribute to public understanding of complex international challenges and develop knowledge, policies and technologies to improve people’s lives.
The Defusing Disasters Working Group led the City of Chicago's Heat Watch Chicago campaign to measure extreme heat across the city in the summer of 2023. Pictured are Kyra Woods and Dan Horton.

Buffett Global Working Groups

Through our Global Working Groups, the Buffett Institute offers faculty the opportunity to develop ambitious, collaborative projects that span multiple disciplines.

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Affiliated Centers, Programs & Initiatives

Northwestern’s scholars are engaged in international research that shapes how we understand the world.

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Office of the Vice President for International Relations

The Office of the Vice President for International Relations advances the strategic goals of the university in a global context.

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Northwestern Scholars

Northwestern Scholars is a searchable database of research expertise across all disciplines at the university. Explore Northwestern research collaborations across the world and top research areas from the last five years through the site's interactive map.
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