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Research and Creative Activity

FSU researchers find decrease in crucial trace element preceded ancient mass extinction

FSU researchers find decrease in crucial trace element preceded ancient mass extinction

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FSU chemistry doctoral student receives Department of Energy research award to build safer, better batteries

FSU chemistry doctoral student receives Department of Energy research award to build safer, better batteries

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FAMU-FSU professor will study superfluid helium with $1.25M grant from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

FAMU-FSU professor will study superfluid helium with $1.25M grant from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

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FSU Art History professor carves out stunning Ph.D. classroom in Türkiye

FSU Art History professor carves out stunning Ph.D. classroom in Türkiye

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What is FSU Research and Creative Activity?

Analyzing the long-term effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Understanding how people make decisions. Exploring new filmmaking techniques. Pushing the boundaries of alternative energy. Producing new and inspiring creative works of art. These are just a small sampling of the different types of research and creative activities taking place at FSU on a daily basis.

Research and creative activity is about discovery. It’s about having an idea and finding the right environment in which to explore that idea. At FSU, we take great pride in our ability to provide supportive environments for the exploration of all types of ideas; and with approximately $200 million in research expenditures each year, and more than 50 prominent research centers and institutes calling our campuses home, FSU continues to be one of the top idea-incubators in the nation.

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FSU Research Fact


$328.6 Million

The total research expenditures for FSU, which includes federal, state and other funding sources. These funds are used by student and faculty researchers to gain new knowledge and pursue new discoveries in a multitude of areas. The ultimate goal of their research? To save lives, improve society and help drive human advancement.