Council of Graduate Studies Outstanding Dissertation Award
Learn more about this competition to recognize outstanding PhD. dissertations submitted between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2012 for this $2,000 award and speaking opportunity.
2013-14 Faculty Research Support Grant Award Winners
Congratulations to the faculty who have received funding to pursue their valuable research projects.
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.
May 2013 Research Awards
In May 2013 (FY 2014), the Office of Sponsored Programs recorded the following grants for American University researchers.
PI: Laura Juliano -- College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology -- Title: Placebo Mechanisms Underlying Smoking Behavior and Relapse Processes -- Sponsor: National Institutes of Health -- Funds: $266,880
PI: Jeffrey Kaplan -- College of Arts and Sciences - Biology -- Title: Biofilm matrix-degrading enzymes for the treatment and prevention of skin and soft tissue infections -- Sponsor: National Institutes of Health -- Funds: $150,843
PI: Anastasia Snelling -- College of Arts and Sciences – School of Education, Teaching, and Health -- Title: The DC Healthy Schools Act: Measuring the Impact - II -- Sponsor: Kaiser Permanente -- Funds: $72,621
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.