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USF researcher unlocking mysteries of brain development with advanced imaging and virtual reality

Through high-tech imaging and virtual reality, a University of South Florida medical engineering professor is creating a detailed map of the brain that can be used to better understand developmental disorders, such as autism, and provide earlier, more effective treatments for brain injuries and diseases.

May 23, 2024Innovation

National survey by USF researchers shows voter opinions on immigration and border security, impact of politics on mental health and election distrust

Researchers at the University of South Florida have released findings from a nationwide survey that measures attitudes related to key election issues. The survey, sponsored by Cyber Florida at USF, addresses how Americans feel about topics including immigration and border security, election distrust, the impact of politics on voters’ mental health and social media usage.

May 15, 2024Research

USF graduate student Utkarsh Misra earns prestigious Tau Beta Pi fellowship

Utkarsh Misra, who graduates with a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of South Florida next month, has been awarded a prestigious Tau Beta Pi fellowship for 2024-25.

May 7, 2024Honors and Awards

Hurricane preparedness takes many forms - USF providing support on all fronts

When a hurricane makes its way into the Gulf of Mexico, it has the potential to impact the entire Tampa Bay region. That’s why researchers at USF’s campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee are involved in a number of innovative endeavors and public initiatives to better prepare communities for the next storm.

May 6, 2024Research

World IP Day 2024

World IP Day is celebrated on April 26 to recognize of the role of intellectual property (IP) in spurring creativity and innovation. This year’s theme, “IP and the SDGs: Building Our Common Future with Innovation and Creativity", highlights the role of IP in helping to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by re-thinking how we live, work and play.

April 26, 2024Innovation

History student Hannah Thieryung uses 3D scans to improve museum accessibility

With support from USF’s Access 3D Lab, Hannah Thieryung used scanning technology to digitize the May-Stringer House, a Victorian-era home in Brooksville. She focused on the historic building’s upper floors, helping guests experience them without needing to scale the narrow 19th-century staircases.

April 26, 2024Student Research

Brain injuries in U.S. Special Operations Forces aren’t easy to detect, USF helping develop a solution

Through its partnership with U.S. Special Operations Command, the USF Institute of Applied Engineering has co-led an illuminating study that found repeated exposure to low-level blasts is associated with signs of brain injury in Special Operations Forces.

April 22, 2024Research

Four USF faculty among the 150th anniversary class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the world’s largest general scientific societies and publisher of the Science family of journals, has announced the 2023 class of AAAS Fellows—a distinguished lifetime honor within the scientific community.

April 18, 2024Honors and Awards

Tampa Bay Wave opens applications for 2024 HealthTech|X Accelerator

Tampa Bay Wave, supported by a grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), today announces the opening of the applications portal for its inaugural 2024 HealthTech|X Accelerator program.

April 17, 2024Health

Tremendous turnout demonstrates USF’s growth in undergraduate research

Nearly 600 undergraduate students across the Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee campuses showcased their ingenuity at the university’s OneUSF Undergraduate Research Conference.

April 16, 2024Student Research

Professor James Stock honored as Phi Kappa Phi Scholar

This prestigious recognition acknowledges his outstanding expertise and significant contributions to the field of logistics and supply chain management.

April 16, 2024Honors and Awards

Stars vs. numbers: How consumers perceive online rating formats

TAMPA - Mathematically speaking, scoring 3.5 out of 5 is the same as receiving three and a half stars on a five-star scale. But visually speaking, the numbers don’t add up.

April 15, 2024Research


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