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Research and Creative Activity


Why do We Buy Organic Food?
FSU Study Examines Consumer Motivations
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Computer-based Approach to Treating Anxiety May Reduce Suicide Risk
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Art Meets Science: Creating Concepts for National MagLab Makeover
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Environmental Changes Threaten Reproduction of Caribbean Corals
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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.

Improving Children’s Lives Through Early Intervention

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FSU’s commercialization stats: the number of patents granted, licenses signed, and startup companies created last year based on FSU research. Patents protect unique discoveries, licenses allow companies to turn university research into useful products, and startups are companies created to market products. Together, these numbers demonstrate how FSU research is improving our lives and the world in which we live.