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New global patent ranking places USF among world’s top institutions
The University of South Florida continues to stand with the world’s top universities in producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.
September 7, 2022University News
New methodology predicts coronavirus and other infectious disease threats to wildlife
USF study successfully tests a tool that can be used to predict infection risk and disease transmission from wildlife.
September 1, 2022Research and Innovation
New online portal to streamline process for licensing USF inventions
The new USF Technology Transfer Office portal protects, manages and supports the commercialization of inventions and other intellectual property at USF.
September 1, 2022Research and Innovation
Twenty-six USF faculty members recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards
Impressive discoveries and advancements include the development of novel COVID-19 therapeutics, NASA funding to improve human spaceflight conditions and new defenses for wireless network security systems.
August 26, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, University News
COVID-19 mortality rate five times higher among labor, retail and service workers, study reveals
A USF College of Public Health study shows correlations between COVID-19 mortality rates and the socioeconomic position, gender, ethnicity and race of working adults.
May 31, 2022Research and Innovation, USF Health
USF’s culture of innovation sparks global recognition from Times Higher Ed
The University of South Florida continues to make tremendous strides in advancing technologies that meet global demand – now ranking No. 1 among U.S. universities for its commitment to industry, innovation and infrastructure – one of the United Nations’ top Sustainable Development Goals.
April 27, 2022University News
USF-invented software tool implemented around the world to improve real-time transit data
The public transportation agencies for the country of France and state of California have started utilizing an open-source software tool created at USF that quickly finds errors in a transit agency’s real-time data – providing travelers more accurate information through mobile mapping applications, such as Google and Apple Maps.
April 22, 2022Research and Innovation
USF researchers release findings from statewide public opinion survey on war in Ukraine, approval ratings and COVID-19
Researchers at the University of South Florida have released results from a statewide survey that measures public opinion on several current policy issues. The results presented in this report address the U.S. response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, presidential/gubernatorial job approval and COVID-19.
April 14, 2022Research and Innovation
Religious service participants faced less isolation-related anxiety during COVID-19
USF researchers have published a study that shows religiously observant people coped better with periods of isolation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a sense of belonging derived from their religious belief.
February 15, 2022COVID-19, Research and Innovation
USF leads the nation with six faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors
The newly elected faculty members have devoted their careers to inventing high-tech tools for a myriad of applications and blazing a trail for the next generation of innovators. Their work spans a range of research areas, including robotics, molecular microbiology and neuroscience.
February 11, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation
Ten USF faculty members receive national recognition as AAAS Fellows for academic research
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has named 10 University of South Florida researchers as new Fellows, including a College of Education associate professor who will become the university’s first Black faculty member to receive one of the world’s most prestigious honors for academic research.
January 26, 2022Honors and Awards
Six USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards
Researchers from the USF College of Engineering and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are recognized for their innovations that range from artificial intelligence that can detect and predict suicidality, to encrypting and protecting sensitive information from cloud servers, to disinfecting and recharging masks for safe multiple use.
January 24, 2022Honors and Awards