Life Span Institute
We are a network of more than 300 KU scientists, students and staff who strive to improve the health of individuals and communities through research, service and outreach.
Research at a Glance
in research awards in FY21
investigators, staff and students
years of improving human health and development
Explore how our researchers, staff and students come together to solve problems affecting the health of children, families and communities.Helping People Thrive
Learn about the research of more than 130 investigators working on dozens of projects spanning education, self-determination, disability policy, neuroscience, behavior, language, child development and more.Explore research projects
Explore the Life Span Institute
More than 300 investigators, staff and students are part of the KU Life Span Institute. Find individual staff and connect with our research centers.
View stories about the impact of our research, grant news, and discoveries from the fields of education, addiction, autism spectrum disorder, community health and more.
Connect with services that support researchers including study design, grant development, award support, and video and web production.