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USF joins AAU

The University of South Florida has accepted an invitation to join the Association of American Universities. Joining the AAU is a tremendous milestone for USF as it formalizes USF's position as a leading research university. USF is the first public university in Florida to be invited to join the AAU in nearly 40 years and is now one of only two institutions from the State University System of Florida to serve as an AAU member.

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Rapid Experimentation Lab

Students conduct science at sea

Education and research combined for students aboard a five-day cruise on the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s R/V Weatherbird II.

Other Research Funding

Other Research Funding

USF Internal Awards Program, Rapid Response Research Grants, Addressing Anti-Black Racism, and COVID-19 Funding.