Research & Sponsored Programs Annual Report - 2017 1 - Page 3

July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, staff and faculty applied for $50,224,743 in externally sponsored funding and successfully secured $13,264,808 for Fiscal Year 17.

Greetings!

It is my privilege to share this report with you, which captures the state of research and innovation at the University of West Florida. This annual report illustrates the contributions made by faculty and staff with the support of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs over the last fiscal year.

This report summarizes the University’s commitment to research and documents the trends in research productivity, scholarship, and commercialization of intellectual property. This annual report also demonstrates the remarkable breadth and depth of our faculty’s research, scholarly achievements and creative activities.

This publication highlights some of this past academic year’s intellectual richness and breadth of the research conducted at UWF. In the period from July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017, staff and faculty applied for $50,224,743 in externally sponsored funding and successfully secured $13,264,808 for Fiscal Year 2016-17.

On behalf of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, I encourage you to research out to our team to explore new opportunities to further the impact of research at UWF.

Mark H. Roltsch, PhD

Assistant Vice President, Research

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