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Ocean mapping activities being conducted on the west Florida continental shelf by the USF College of Marine Science staff aboard the research vessel Weatherbird II operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography.

USF and NOAA to launch world-class cooperative ocean mapping center

The University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science has been awarded a five-year, $9 million cooperative agreement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Coast Survey to launch the Center for Ocean Mapping and Innovative Technologies.

October 16, 2020Research and Innovation

People voting at a polling place

USF researchers release social media findings from statewide 2020 presidential election survey

Researchers with the University of South Florida have released the results from a statewide survey that measures Floridians’ use of Facebook to engage with the presidential election, as well as their attitudes regarding the political information they encounter online.

October 27, 2020Research and Innovation

USF Advanced Visualization Center Manager Howard Kaplan

High-profile homicide trial to showcase evidence recreated at USF

The digital reconstructions of three human skulls created at the University of South Florida are being used as evidence in a high-profile murder trial in California.

October 26, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF faculty and staff are deeply engaged in important work regarding diversity and inclusivity, including efforts to enhance supplier diversity, improve health outcomes in communities of color, create greater opportunities for underrepresented students to earn doctoral degrees in STEM fields, and improve police-community relations.

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