Miami University faculty and staff received $22.7 million last year in external grants, contracts and license fees and royalties, according to the just released 2010 fiscal report from Miami's office for the advancement of research and scholarship (OARS).
The report, “Miami Academic Grants and Contracts Annual Report 2009-2010 (fiscal year 2010),” highlights research accomplishments of faculty and provides data on the funding of research and scholarly activities at Miami from July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010.
The $22.7 million amount does not include funding for student financial aid.
Of the 308 awards received July 1, 2009, through June 30, 2010, research grants accounted for 74 percent. Funding from federal sources accounted for $16.1 million and represents 70 percent of external funding.
The largest single source of funding was from the National Science Foundation at $6,412,976; funding from the National Institutes of Health was $4,026,000.