Search for expertise on a Topic:
FRED is a searchable electronic database of information on research interests of more than 5,000 UGA faculty.
FRED was developed to foster research collaboration among investigators at UGA, colleagues at other universities and research institutions. It is used by faculty, students, and industry scientists to find:
Information in FRED is refreshed nightly from authoritative UGA databases. (UGA Faculty: See How to change your Research Expertise profile in FRED, below.)
FRED Key Word searches match the key words against
Single search terms (Ex.: plant) will return all faculty records that include that term.
Multiple search terms (Ex.: plant genetics) may be entered by separating them with spaces. Faculty records returned will include both terms, regardless of whether they appear contiguously.
To further refine your results, you can search for the exact phrase by enclosing multiple words within double-quotes. Ex.: “plant genetics” will return faculty records that include the exact phrase.
Research expertise profiles in FRED are updated nightly from the faculty-maintained Narrative of Interests and Expertise stored in Faculty Activity Repository (FAR). FAR is an online application that allows faculty members to track their academic accomplishments, including past, recently submitted, and current work, in addition to their Narrative of Interests and Expertise.
To update your narrative: