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Grant Writing Support: Resources and Consultants

The Office of the Provost provides access to grant-writing support consultants for all tenured, tenure-earning and term faculty members who are writing applications for external research funding. 

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2015-16 Faculty Research Support Grant Award Winners

Congratulations to the faculty who have received funding to pursue their valuable research projects.

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Office of Research Integrity's Revamped Home

Click here to learn more about AU's Office of Research Integrity and use our new tool to determine if your project needs IRB approval.

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September 2016 Research Awards

In September of 2016 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.

PI: Shouzhong Zou 

College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry 

Title: MRI: Acquisition of an Analytical Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) to Enhance Research and Teaching at American University 

Sponsor: National Science Foundation 

Funds: $438,550.00

PI: Alan Silberberg 

College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology 

Title: Experimental Tests of the Adequacy of Rat Models of Human Empathy 

Sponsor: National Institutes of Health 

Funds: $428,886.00 

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Research at AU

American University, a Carnegie-classified research university, is deeply committed to creating knowledge, including creative and professional activity, in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the professions. We strongly support research by our students and faculty.

Known as a college-centered research university, AU values scholar-teachers who are fully engaged both in research and in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Our most distinguished and accomplished scholars also teach.

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