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A USF sudent and faculty interview a femail inmate inside the Pasco County Detention Facility

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.

Research professor Kathleen Moore displaying her innovative lockbox.

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.

Dr. Bryanna Fox in front of a USF police car.

What Makes a Murderer?

New research from USF criminologist shows a significant connection between psychopathy and homicides.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

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.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

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

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