The IU Racial Justice Research Fund, initially conceived to fund 25 grants, has completed seven rounds of application reviews and awarded 73 grants to faculty across IU’s campuses to advance research focused on racial equity and justice. Due to overwhelming interest and high-quality applications, the Office of the Vice President for Research awarded more than $1 million.
Individual grants averaged $15,000. Project topics include studies of racial disparities in medical care, assessing artificial intelligence biases in handling large legal databases, and pursuing racial equity in philanthropy, education and more.
A complete list of funded projects and stories highlighting various funded projects are available here.