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Linda S. Weglicki, PhD, RN, MSN

Professor, Associate Dean Research & Scholarship and PhD Studies

Schmidt Family Foundation Distinguished Professor

I am pleased to welcome you to the Office of Nursing Research, Scholarship, and the PhD program.  This is an exciting time for nursing, nursing research and science.  The Office of Research and Scholarship is committed to strengthening the College’s research services, environment, and enhancing its productivity. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) nurse researchers, supported by grants from federal and private foundations, are addressing some of the most challenging issues facing the caring and health care needs of our community, society, and in nursing practice. Our Office supports the College of Nursing (CON)  philosophy of caring that guides our mission with intent of building nursing knowledge in caring and that helps contribute in building the next generation of nurse researchers and scholars. The Office supports innovative research and scholarship conducted by our Faculty, Students, and Staff that enhances the field of nursing and that improves quality of life. We provide methodological and clinical research consultation.  The Office is a repository for information on internal and external funding sources/resources, including funding opportunity announcements, guidelines, and forms. Florida Atlantic University is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation as a High Research Activity Institution; our Office works closely with the FAU Division of Research and Office of Sponsored Programs in preparation for grant application submissions (pre award) and in post award grant administration.  We look forward to working with you and assisting you in your research and scholarly journey.  Please contact us early and often when developing your research and scholarly activities.    

Goals of the Office are to:

  • Foster interest, energy and passion in research
  • Expedite preparation and submission of high quality grant proposals
  • Support the creation/submission of quality manuscripts and presentations on nursing research
  • Stimulate the development of a community of scholars/researchers
  • Through dissemination, increase the knowledge base of nursing
  • Establish a repository of research resources
  • Enhance research skills and productivity through multidisciplinary teams


2016-2017 Christine E. Lynn CON Office of Research and Scholarship Research Brown Bag Sessions






FALL 2016: Alternating Days (Tuesdays & Wednesdays)

September 13TH



Searching for Small Grant Opportunities to Support Your Program of Research

Dr. Linda S. Weglicki

October 12TH



Instrument Development: Know What you are Measuring before you Measure it

Dr. James Galvin

November 8TH



Preparing your Research proposal budget and justification

guest speaker



No Meeting: Happy Holidays!


SPRING 2017: Alternating Days (Tuesdays & Wednesdays)

January  10th

 *to be held in NU 205


Open Forum:  Developing and Moving Your Program of Research

Dr. Linda S. Weglicki

February 15th



Understanding and Applying Advanced Statistical Procedures

Dr. David Newman

March 14th

 *to be held in NU 205


Introduction to Redcap and Qualtics; Incorporating Social Media Into Research

guest speaker

April 12th



Preparing Your IRB Protocol and Materials: Tips and Timeline

guest speaker


*All sessions held in Room 209 from 12-1:30pm