Updates and Guidance Related to COVID-19
In alignment with the phased reopening of campus, the Office of Research along with the Health and Safety and Workforce Task Forces is providing AU researchers guidance on how they can restart on-campus research in a phased approach. Return to Research instructions is available on the Office Sponsored Programs website.
American University is home to over 30 centers and institutes that support collaborative and innovative research. These research organizations aim to further the university's mission and goals.
Faculty members at AU receive externally sponsored awards from government agencies and foundations to conduct exciting and impactful research. The Office of Research maintains a list of these awards.
The Office of Research works with AU’s schools, colleges, and research centers to facilitate the research project lifecycle. The office supervises the Office of Sponsored Programs and Office of Research Integrity.