A Message from the Vice President for Research
The research and creative activity blog.
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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.
The approximate amount of oil measured in gallons that spilled into the Gulf of Mexico as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Working under a $20 million grant, researchers at FSU’s Coastal and Marine Laboratory are leading the effort to understand the long-term impact of this unprecedented ecological disaster on the fishes living in the deep sea.