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A team of researchers from the University of South Florida College of Engineering is developing a digital tool to give government agencies, researchers and health professionals unparalleled insight into COVID-19.
May 20, 2020Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida and Nielsen today announced the results of a statewide survey of Floridians to analyze public opinion related to the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2020Research and Innovation
USF engineers create ‘ear savers,’ providing relief to health professionals treating coronavirus patients
Medical professionals are required to wear face masks, often continuously during 14-hour shifts. The elastic bands can be painful, and cause sores and headaches. In order to improve their comfort, engineers at the USF College of Engineering have manufactured a special plastic strip that’s lined with hooks, making the straps adjustable.
The University of South Florida and Nielsen today announced the results of a statewide survey of Floridians to assess public opinion related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 13, 2020Research and Innovation
The Monte Conca cave system on the island of Sicily is a vast system of springs and pools, sitting below a nature preserve. It might be presumed to be one of the few places untouched by human-driven pollution.
May 7, 2020Research and Innovation
The Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections create new ways to explore the world around us without leaving home.
May 4, 2020Research and Innovation
Therapists at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay conducted more than 2,000 counseling sessions last year with children who had experienced some kind of trauma – what Meredith Grau, director of clinical services, describes as “anything that’s bad, sad or scary.”
May 1, 2020Research and Innovation
Across the U.S., the seafood, restaurant and tourism industries are estimated to suffer millions of dollars in economic losses from harmful algal blooms — losses played out in communities from California to New England, and Ohio to Florida. But the true economic losses caused by these toxic blooms, commonly referred to as red tide, are unknown.
April 30, 2020Research and Innovation
The National Science Foundation has awarded a USF psychology professor grant funding to study the rapid transition to remote work, driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 29, 2020Research and Innovation
Last year, USF School of Geosciences Chair Mark Rains was part of a group of scientific experts who filed a legal brief in a crucial U.S. Supreme Court Case challenging the Clean Water Act’s ability to stem pollution flowing through ground water into oceans, lakes and rivers.
April 27, 2020Research and Innovation
A technology created at the University of South Florida by Distinguished University Professor Yogi Goswami has been implemented into the Molekule Air Pro RX, an air purification device that was recently cleared by the FDA via the 510(k) premarket notification process as a Class II Medical Device.
April 23, 2020Research and Innovation
Business analysts collecting internet search data to track changes to Tampa Bay’s economy in light of COVID-19
Analysts at the University of South Florida are closely monitoring the economic implications of COVID-19. The Center for Analytics and Creativity in the Muma College of Business is collaborating with the Tampa Bay Partnership to provide real-time data for its State of the Region: COVID-19 Community Report.
April 22, 2020Research and Innovation