Office of Research

FSU nursing researchers receive federal grant to study vaccine trial engagement in Latinx communities

A team of researchers from the Florida State University College of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) to examine predictors of vaccine-trial engagement among sexual and gender minority Latinx communities. The Innovation Award: Minority Health and Health Equity from […]

FSU joins online tool that matches volunteers with research to advance health care

Florida State University invites the community to engage in the research process as its scientists look to better understand complicated diseases and other medical conditions. The institution has just joined ResearchMatch (https://www.researchmatch.org/ ), a nonprofit program funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where people – healthy or not – can sign up to […]

Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]

FSU ranked among top 100 universities for patent production

Florida State University is ranked among the world’s top universities for creating patented technology, according to a new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. FSU was ranked 57th worldwide among universities for producing U.S. utility patents in 2021, up from its previous ranking of 84th. The university produced […]

Florida State University names new vice president for research

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced Tuesday that Stacey Patterson will serve as the university’s next vice president for research. Patterson, a microbiologist, has served as the vice president for research, outreach and economic development in the University of Tennessee system and as president of the UT Research Foundation since 2017. “Dr. Patterson’s stellar […]

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 […]