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Center for Research Excellence

The Center for Research Excellence works to continuously improve the quality of research conducted by LeBow faculty and to share research findings with scholars and business leaders.

  • Provide seminars and mentoring for faculty to enhance research effectiveness
  • Develop linkages with business that lead to workshops based on research conducted by LeBow faculty
  • Provide faculty research seminars at the departmental level, faculty mentoring and support systems to enhance research effectiveness
  • Provide College-wide faculty workshops to facilitate externally funded projects
  • Enhance the visibility of faculty research and publication to the professional community
  • Enhance the accessibility of LeBow research outputs to the academic community
  • Encourage applied research focused on problems relevant to industry
  • Provide a vehicle to formally recognize, encourage and reward outstanding research by LeBow faculty
  • Develop linkages with executive programs that lead to workshops and teaching modules based on the cutting-edge research conducted by LeBow faculty
  • Facilitate the knowledge and involvement of undergraduate students in the research process
  • Provide a linkage to LeBow alumni that focuses on “great moments in research by LeBow faculty” and consolidate into a publication for potential students
  • Coordinate and promote other Drexel initiatives in research excellence

Research Resources

Drexel LeBow provides research resources for students and faculty, including access to the Behavioral Lab as well as the Finance Trading Lab and Bloomberg Terminal Room.

Also, through a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania and Penn State University, qualified Drexel researchers have access to restricted-use microdata from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality at the new satellite location of the Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC).