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 Synapse showcases USF’s leadership in the tech industry

Synapse showcases USF’s leadership in the tech industry

With USF’s largest presence yet, the conference highlighted the university’s endeavors and collaborative initiatives that are shaping the future of technology in Tampa Bay.

February 28, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF faculty and students turn environmental impact data into music

USF anthropologist Heather O’Leary turned her coastal impact data into music that people could understand and enjoy. The project, CRESCENDO, is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students working together to create and disseminate moving music about the environment.

February 26, 2024Research and Innovation

Science fiction meets reality, USF researchers develop technique to overcome obstructed views

Science fiction meets reality, USF researchers develop technique to overcome obstructed views

An algorithm created by USF researchers can be used to see around obstacles, eventually helping save lives.

February 20, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF ranks among the top 15 public universities in new patents

For the 11th consecutive year, the University of South Florida is one of the top 15 American public research universities for producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors.

February 15, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF research expenditures up 14%, surging to more than $461 million

From advancements in health care to cybersecurity to K-12 education, the University of South Florida’s research enterprise continues to achieve tremendous growth, including funding from federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

February 13, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF researchers, Tampa Bay Partnership economic report finds attending college in Tampa Bay is a bargain

Workforce and affordability data are highlighted in the annual State of the Region, which includes two key economic competitiveness reports that benchmark where the area stacks up against 19 similar metropolitan communities.

February 12, 2024Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

USF partners with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to preserve more than a century of law enforcement history

USF partners with Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to preserve more than a century of law enforcement history

USF’s Institute for Digital Exploration is helping the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office preserve more than 80,000 items, dating back to the 1890s, through the creation of a digital database.

February 6, 2024Research and Innovation

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

The lab will provide research opportunities for students and faculty to explore the implications of artificial intelligence.

January 23, 2024Research and Innovation

Team cheers at the end of the race

Despite turbulent seas and equipment challenges, USF team emerges victorious in race across the Atlantic

Salty Science, the rowing team led by USF Professor Chantale Bégin, has won first place in the women’s class in the World’s Toughest Row-Atlantic – the first North American team to ever win in their category.

January 23, 2024Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Stroke therapy shoe invented at USF empowers patients’ recovery

New research finds the iStride device improves gait speed and symmetry within one week of use. Its success inspired a stroke patient to fly in from Mexico for therapy. She’s now climbing stairs, dancing and taking walks with friends.

January 17, 2024Research and Innovation

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy vessel

USF Health granted initial $14 million for traumatic brain injury research study

Through a grant from the Florida Legislature, researchers in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will conduct a clinical study to help determine if hyperbaric oxygen therapy can ease the symptoms of traumatic brain injury in Florida’s veteran, active duty and reserve service members.

January 8, 2024Research and Innovation

USF student spending the holidays aboard global research ship in the Antarctic

USF student spending the holidays aboard global research ship in the Antarctic

Hannah Hunt will gather important samples for an international research effort to better understand elements found in the Southern Ocean and how they play an integral role for life on Earth.

December 20, 2023Research and Innovation

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