Research, Innovation & Partnerships


Research is at the center of the student and faculty experience here at the University of South Florida and we are dedicated to empowering our scholars and investing in their potential. Researchers and research administrators will find resources here to support and promote their work through the following resources:

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Access a variety of research and scholarship tools like the Faculty Insight Portal to: 

  • Find collaborators
  • Identify funding opportunities
  • Manage your research profile

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The FacultyOne-Stop provides resources for: 

  • Finding Funding
  • Developing Proposals
  • Proposal Submission
  • Compliance
  • and more!

Funding Opportunities

USF Technology Transfer facilitates the commercialization of University intellectual property, including patents, copyrights and trademarks. Our office works with researchers and students to ready new inventions for the patenting process and potential licensing opportunities.

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Faculty may access an array of resources and information from USF World including:

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The Office of University Community Partnerships (OUCP) plays a critical role in advancing the university's mission of creating positive and lasting community impact through collaborative initiatives. Partnership areas include:

public engagement

Public engagement can occur in various ways, including media appearances, offering expert testimony, writing op-eds, providing public lectures, or serving on community boards or advisory panels. USF supports faculty in sharing their research and expertise with the public.

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The University of South Florida maintains a commitment to end anti-Black racism and focus on fostering an actively anti-racist culture across our nation and at USF.

View the 2020 awardees and faculty research projects addressing anti-Black racism. 

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The University of South Florida Nexus Initiative (UNI) offers tenured/tenure-track and full-time research faculty members the opportunity to collaborate with global and national community partners in scholarly and innovative projects.