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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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June 2017 Research Awards

In June 2017 (FY 2018), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grant for American University researchers.


PI: Bruce McCollum

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics

Title: First UV Spectroscopy of an Incipient Stellar Merger in its Pre-Merger Phase

Sponsor: Space Telescope Science Institute

Funds: $36,787.00


PI: Laura DeNardis

School of Communication - Public Communication

Title: Internet Governance Lab

Sponsor: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Funds: $150,000.00


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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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