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The Division of Research supports FAU faculty conducting research, forging innovations and advancing science and technology in all disciplines. It assists in enhancing and growing the research enterprise at the university. Units within the division identify grant and funding opportunities, manage proposals and awards, protect intellectual property rights, and highlight research achievements and more.

The division also promotes a number of entrepreneurial and economic development initiatives that give faculty, students and the community opportunities to launch start-ups, create jobs and reach for their dreams.


 

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Experts Team Up on Study to Save Endangered African Penguins

There are less than 25,000 breeding pairs of African Penguins in existence today. A first-of-its-kind study on prognostic health indicators in this seabird provides invaluable information to help preserve them.

Nov. 15, 2017

 
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First-of-its-kind Bioengineered Robotic Hand to Sense Touch

FAU has received a $1.3 million NIH grant for a "living" robot with its own nervous system. Researchers are creating a living pathway from the robot's touch sensation to the user's brain to help amputees.

Nov. 14, 2017

 
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Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

Nov. 9, 2017

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