Research Areas

Scientists from a wide variety of fields come to the GRR to perform experiments. Listed below are some of the most common research areas covered by GRR beamlines. Below each Subject Areas are specific types of Subject categories.

Agricultural and Biological sciences

Agricultural and Biological sciences, Agronomy and crop science, Animal science and zoology, Aquatic science, Ecology, Food science, Forestry, Horticulture, Insect science, Plant science, Soil science.

Arts and humanities

Archeology, Classics, Conservation, History, Philosophy of science, Language and literacy theory, Museology, Music, Philosophy, Religious studies, Visual arts and performing arts.

Biochemistry, Genetics and molecular Biology

Aging, Biochemistry, Genetics and molecular Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Cancer research, Cell Biology, Endocrinology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Physiology, Structural Biology.

Business, Management and accounting

Accounting, Management, Business and International Management, Industrial Relations, Management information Systems, Management of Technology and Innovation, Marketing, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Strategy and Management, Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality.

Chemical engineering

Catalysis, Chemical Health and Safety, Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Filtration and Separation, Fluid Flow and Transfer Process, Process Chemistry and Technology.


Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Spectroscopy.

Computer sciences

Artificial Intelligence, Computational Theory Mathematics, Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design, Computer Networks and Communications, Computer Science Applications, Computer vision and Pattern Recognition, Hardware and Architecture, Human-computer Interaction, Information system, Signal Processing, Software.

Decision sciences

Information Systems and Management, Management Science and operations Research, Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty.


Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Periodontics.

Earth and planetary sciences

Atmospheric Science, Computers in Earth Sciences, Earth Surface Processes, Economic Geology, Geochemistry and Petrology, Geology, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineering, Oceanography, Paleontology, Space and Planetary Science, Stratigraphy.

Economics, Econometrics and Finance

Economics and Econometrics Finance.


Energy Engineering and Power Technology, Fuel Technology, Nuclear Energy and Engineering, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment.


Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Building and Construction, Civil and Structural Engineering, Computational Mechanics, Control and Systems Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics of Materials, Media Technology, Ocean Engineering, Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality.

Environmental science

Ecological Modeling, Ecology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Global and Planetary Change, Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis, Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law, Nature and Landscape Conservation, Pollution, Waste Management and Disposal, Water Science and Technology.

Health professions

Chiropractics, Complementary and Manual Therapy, Emergency Medical Services, Health Information Management, Medical Assisting and Transcription, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Terminology, Occupational Therapy, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Podiatry.

Immunology and microbiology

Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Immunology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Virology.

Materials science

Biomaterials, Ceramics and Composites, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials, Materials Chemistry, Metals and Alloys, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Polymers and Plastics, Surfaces, Coatings and Films.


Algebra and Number Theory, Analysis, Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, Control and optimization ,Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics, Geometry and Topology, Logic, Mathematical physics, Modeling and simulation, Numerical Analysis, Statistics and Probability, Theoretical Computer Science.


Anatomy, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Biochemistry medical, Cardiology and cardiovascular Medicine, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, Dermatology, Drug Guides, Embryology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Epidemiology, Family Practice, Gastroenterology, Genetics clinical, Geriatrics and Gerontology,  Health Informatics, Health Policy, Hematology, Hepatology, Histology, Immunology and Allergy, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Microbiology medical, Nephrology, Neurology Clinical, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics and Sports, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health, Pharmacology medical, Physiology medical, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Public Health ,Environmental and occupational Health, Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine, Radiology ,Nuclear Medicine and Imaging, Rehabilitation, Reproductive Medicine, Rheumatology, Surgery, Transplantation, Urology.


Behavioral Neuroscience, Biological Psychiatry, Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Neuroscience, Endocrine and Autonomic Systems, Neurology, Sensors Systems.


Advanced and Specialized Nursing, Assessment and diagnostic, Care Planning, Community and Home Care, Critical Care Nursing, Emergency Nursing, Fundamentals and skills, Gerontology ,Issues, Ethics and legal Aspects, Leadership and Management, LPN and LVN, Maternity and Midwifery, Medical and Surgical Nursing, Nurse Assisting, Nutrition and Dietetics, Oncology nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacology nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health.

Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics

Drug Discovery, Pharmaceutical Science Pharmacology, Toxicology.

Physics and astronomy

Acoustics and ultrasonics, Astronomy and astrophysics, Atomic and molecular physics, and optics, Condensed matter physics, Instrumentation, Nuclear and high energy physics, Radiation, Statistical and nonlinear physics, Surfaces and interfaces.


Applied psychology, Clinical psychology, Developmental, educational psychology, Experimental, cognitive psychology, Neuropsychology, and physiological psychology, Social psychology.

Social sciences

Anthropology, Archeology, Communication, Cultural studies, Demography, Development, Education, E-learning, Gender studies, Geography, planning and development, Human factors and ergonomics, Law, Library and information sciences, Life-span and life-course studies, Linguistics and language, Political science and international relations, Public administration, Safety research, Social work, Sociology and political science, Transportation ,Urban studies.


Equine, Food animals, Small animals.