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FSU ranked among top 50 patent-producing universities

Florida State University is ranked among the top 50 universities worldwide for producing patented technologies, according to a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. Florida State is ranked No. 43 for producing patents in 2019, a jump of 26 places from its No. 69 ranking for its […]

Office of Research will allocate more than $400K toward COVID-19 projects

Florida State University’s Office of Research will allocate over $400,000 to fund 26 interdisciplinary projects that address questions related to COVID-19. The research tackles a variety of questions around the health, social and economic impacts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Projects include exploring possible therapies, the development of tools for tracking infections and an […]

Collaborative Collision: FSU researchers join together to fight COVID-19

A Florida State University event that connects faculty for interdisciplinary projects is taking aim at COVID-19. The Office of Research Development organized its eleventh Collaborative Collision event to bring together faculty members from various departments to work together on projects specifically targeted at the global pandemic that has affected everyone’s life. This spring’s event had […]

FSU funding helps researchers bring ideas to marketplace

Projects to improve genetic testing, a replacement for rare-earth magnets and an app that will help treat ADHD all earned funding through a Florida State University program to support researchers adapting their work to the marketplace. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded a pot of $130,650 as part of the Fall 2019 […]

FSU researchers push scientific, creative boundaries in 2019

Florida State University faculty engaged in research and creative activity at extraordinary levels in 2019. FSU faculty achieved record funding, produced outstanding artistic works and made international headlines with their work. Here are some highlights of the past year. FSU faculty bring in record $233.6M in external funding Florida State University researchers received a record […]

Collaborative Collision brings together faculty to work with ‘big data’

Florida State University Associate Professor of Anthropology Tanya Peres has lots and lots of data from her work as an archaeologist. Now she’s looking for someone else who could use it. Peres participated in the recent “Collaborative Collision,” an event organized by the FSU Office of Research Development to connect colleagues across academic disciplines. For […]

FSU and UF receive $29 million to speed discoveries leading to better health

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state. UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the […]

National organization to honor FSU research administrator

A Florida State University administrator will be honored by the National Council of University Research Administrators for her work in educating research administrators around the country. Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Finance Kerry Peluso has been named as an NCURA Distinguished Educator and will be recognized at the organization’s annual meeting in August. […]

Researchers awarded $233.6 million, breaking FSU’s single-year funding record

Florida State University researchers received a record level of funding from federal, state and private sources in the 2019 fiscal year, bringing in $233.6 million to the university to support investigations into areas such as health sciences, high energy physics and marine biology. This is a $7 million increase over the prior fiscal year. “Florida […]

National MagLab creates world-record magnetic field with small, compact coil

A novel magnet half the size of a cardboard toilet tissue roll usurped the title of “world’s strongest magnetic field” from the metal titan that had held it for two decades at the Florida State University-headquartered National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. And, its makers say, we ain’t seen nothing yet: By packing an exceptionally high-field […]

FSU GAP awards help faculty commercialize inventions

Three teams led by Florida State University faculty members have received funding from the university to propel their pioneering research from the lab to the marketplace. The researchers have been awarded a combined pot of $110,000 following their successful pitches at the university’s biannual GAP competition, an event organized by the Office of the Vice […]

Faculty to collide in annual interdisciplinary research event

EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED Florida State University researchers will come together this month for the third annual Collaborative Collision, an interdisciplinary event designed to foster research partnerships in a variety of areas. “This event is a great example of how many faculty members are tackling similar problems from different perspectives,” said Vice President for Research […]