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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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April 2017 Research Awards

In April 2017 (FY 2017), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grant for American University researchers.


PI: Ulysses Sofia

College of Arts and Sciences-Physics 

Title: Investigations in Astrobiology: The Origins of Water and Pre-Biotic Organics

Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA

Funds: $152,905.00 


PI: Anastasia Snelling 

College of Arts and Sciences-SETH 

Title: Healthy Schoolhouse 2.0 Teachers and Parents Working Together to Improve Student Health 

Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Funds: $900,000.00 

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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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