Office of Research

FSU continues to advance translational research with new grant from the National Library of Medicine 

Florida State University researchers have received a grant from the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health to better predict health outcomes in pediatric organ transplants. Michael Killian, an associate professor in the College of Social Work, and Zhe He, an associate professor in the College of Communication and Information, will use […]

10 ways FSU is changing the world

Florida State University researchers are driving innovation and creating new forms of art while using their knowledge to contribute to Florida and beyond. Take a look at a few ways in which FSU faculty members are changing the world around us. Salvaging Critical Floridian Ecosystems Apalachicola Bay once yielded 90% of oysters harvested in Florida […]

Riley to serve as Interim Vice President for Research

Florida State University President Richard McCullough has appointed Mark Riley to serve as Interim Vice President for Research. Riley replaces outgoing Interim Vice President for Research Laurel Fulkerson, who is retiring on April 1. Fulkerson has served in the role since January 2021, following a distinguished career as a professor of classics and administrator. Riley […]

FSU hires business liaison to facilitate industry partnerships

Florida State University is redoubling its efforts to commercialize faculty research and partner with businesses across the country that can benefit from the intellectual capital available at a top-tier research university. As a key part of these efforts, the FSU Office of Research has hired Mike Campbell as the university’s first Chief Business and Industry […]

Innovation in Action: FSU bolsters research projects with an eye on the marketplace

A process for cheaper fuel cells, improved genomic profiling and an environmentally friendly way to increase water retention for plants are among the projects that Florida State University is helping researchers move forward into potential commercial ventures. FSU’s Office of the Vice President for Research awarded more than $161,000 to four faculty members to move […]

Expanded interdisciplinary research program to fund fire resilience project

A well-managed prescribed fire is medicine for a forest. Too much medicine can be deadly. The right dosage is crucial for health. Finding the optimal properties for controlled burns in the longleaf pine forests found in Florida and elsewhere in the Southeastern United States is the goal of a newly formed interdisciplinary team of Florida […]

FSU, FAMU researchers receive National Academy of Sciences grant to form new Gulf Scholars program

Researchers from Florida State University and Florida A&M University have launched the FAMU-FSU Gulf Scholars Program with a $1 million grant from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to support students who are interested in tackling longstanding social, economic, environmental and justice-related challenges facing the Gulf of Mexico region. The program will provide unique learning and research […]

Research, Faculty Development select inaugural Faculty Fellows class

Six Florida State University professors have been selected for the inaugural Faculty Fellows Program, an initiative aimed to draw on faculty members’ knowledge and expertise to create programs, policies and initiatives focused on increasing and supporting faculty success and research efforts. Three of the faculty members are working with the Office of Faculty Development and […]

FSU to launch national search for new research leader

Florida State University will launch a national search for a new vice president for research in the coming weeks. Interim Vice President for Research Laurel Fulkerson plans to retire this spring after a distinguished career as a professor of classics and administrator. “We are so thankful for Dr. Fulkerson for all the time, effort and […]

FSU names senior research executive to lead collaboration with Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare

Florida State University has hired a former National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientist and executive with one of the nation’s largest nonprofit research organizations to lead its research collaboration with Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH). Joseph Frascella will serve as chief clinical research officer for the FSU/TMH research collaboration starting with the fall semester. In this […]

RIDER Center helps communities plan for the threats from natural disasters

In some places in Florida and around the country, there is a time before the storm and a time after. Andrew in South Florida. Michael in the Panhandle. Maria in Puerto Rico. Katrina along the Gulf Coast. These hurricanes killed many and caused billions of dollars in damage. They challenged the resilience of the communities […]