University of South Florida News
A team of scientists from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science are traveling throughout Tampa Bay aboard the first research cruise dedicated to studying the environmental impacts of the recent breach at a retired fertilizer processing plant at Piney Point in Manatee County, Florida.
April 7, 2021
USF archaeologists are examining two key sites along Tampa Bay’s shores to better understand the climate conditions that might have caused conflict over food resources among Native American societies. By using several archaeological methods, scientists are able to see a shift in how these estuaries were defended between 600 and 900 AD.
April 7, 2021Research and Innovation
USF awarded five-year, $44.4 million NIH grant to test whether computerized brain training reduces dementia risk in older adults
The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of South Florida total expected funds of $44.4 million over the next five years to study whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of mild cognitive impairment, and dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, in older adults.
Two students in USF’s Judy Genshaft Honors College, Kelli Ann Lynch and Alexander Mercier, have been named 2021 Goldwater Scholars, chosen out of nearly 1,300 students nationally.
April 7, 2021Honors and Awards
University of South Florida researchers are undertaking a multi-year study designed to improve health outcomes and reduce hospital readmission for people of color managing chronic illnesses.
April 5, 2021Research and Innovation
April 5, 2021
March 30, 2021