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July 11, 2018
Unique Sea Animal Encounters
A veteran scientist shares how she got into marine and biomedical research, and some of the most unique sea animals she’s seen on countless dives. To see more sea species, click here .
For more stories, click on the digital Owl Research & Innovation magazine here .
'Skinny Fat' Factor in Predicting Alzheimer's
Lower muscle mass combined with higher fat mass in older adults may be a predictor for cognitive performance, according to a study recently published in the Clinical Interventions in Aging. READ MORE.
Interim Dean Wins Book Award
The Textbook and Academic Authors Association recently recognized Khaled Sobhan, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the Graduate College, for his textbook, Principles of Geotechnical Engineering with its 2018 McGuffey Longevity Award.
Winning Streak for Student Innovator
Competing against 1,800 pre-collegiate students, Vithulan Suthakaran, also an FAU sophomore, recently placed fourth in the environmental engineering category at the Intel International ... read more.
Volunteers Needed to Help Prevent Alzheimer's
The Comprehensive Center for Brain Health is enrolling volunteer participants in a pioneering international Alzheimer’s disease prevention research program. READ MORE.
New Online Community for Investigators
The Office of Research Development has launched a new online community for investigators to connect, get grantsmanship questions answered, attend online workshops and more.

Be one of the first to join the community. Log on for a session with Jo Smith, Ph.D., director, Office of Research Development at 2 p.m. on July 16. To log on, click here.
Recent Sponsored Research Awards
Investigator Name and Project
Sponsor Name and Total Anticipated Funding
Xingquan Zhu
Knowledgable Mining and Embedding Learning for Complex Dynamic Information Networks
NSF
$599,983
Dennis Hanisak
Determining New Sediment Metrics for Seagrass Restoration Monitoring
HBOIF
$35,000
Jason Mireles-James
Validated Computational Methods in Global Analysis and Applications to Celestial Mechanics
NSF
$131,975
Division of Research Town Hall - Save the Date
2 - 4 p.m. Aug. 24. Boca Raton campus
Oct. 5 - 7, Melbourne, Fla.
Maverick Reception - Save the Date
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25, FAU Tech Runway
Expand Your Search for Research Funding 
To find funding opportunities, visit GrantForward. To find university-based resources, expertise and collaborators, use Florida ExpertNet. Click on the images below.


Now, more than ever, it's important to broadcast your scientific and scholarly achievements.

Please send research news and accomplishments to 
Luis F. Perez or Beth C. Barak   here .
Funding graphic created by  Freepik.