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Students Work to Reduce Jail Population
Students and faculty from the University of South Florida have had unprecedented access to the Pasco County Detention Facility in order to conduct screenings and interview inmates entering the county jail.
May 13, 2019Research and Innovation
New Lockbox Helping Curb Opioid Addiction
Addiction treatment centers have long had trouble retaining patients in medication assisted treatment. However, medication-assisted treatment is an approach used for addiction recovery that utilizes medications like Suboxone, Vivitral, and Methadone to reduce opioid cravings, withdrawals and illicit drug use.
March 26, 2019Research and Innovation
What Makes a Murderer?
New research from USF criminologist shows a significant connection between psychopathy and homicides.
December 11, 2018Research and Innovation
USF’s Rightpath Research & Innovation Center Receives $1.3 million Grant
Trina D. Spencer, PhD, of the Rightpath Research & Innovation Center at USF has been awarded a 4 year $1,323,166 research grant from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to build a large database of academic language of K-3 students. The overarching aim of this work is to help reduce the language-based achievement gap in primary grades.
June 20, 2018Research and Innovation
New Movement Monitoring System Helping Prevent Falls in the Elderly
USF researcher William Kearns, PhD, studied the movement patterns of residents at the Sunrise Village Assisted Living Facility in Tampa
May 7, 2018Research and Innovation