University of Florida faculty earned a record $900.7 million in research funding in fiscal year 2020, despite many activities being paused for more than two months by the pandemic.
The total is a 16 percent increase over last year and surpasses the previous record of $837 million set two years ago by more than $63 million. Over the past 10 years, research awards to the university have increased 45% from $619 million in 2011.
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“The investigators in our college and the team supporting them continue to work hard on projects with real-world impact,” said Dean Michael Reid, Ph.D. “The increase in funding is indicative of a college committed to solving health problems, advancing human performance and enriching the quality of life.”