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In fields spanning psychology, molecular medicine, geosciences and child and family studies, these leading faculty members have earned one of academia’s highest honors.
In response to the critical shortage of nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Radiology at University of South Florida (USF) Health in Tampa set out to design, validate and create NP swabs using a point-of-care 3D printer (PR Newswire).
USF Computer Science and Engineering receives grant to attract and retain more women computer scientists
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering received a three-year, $579,737 grant from the Center for Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University for funding evidence-based approaches to attract and retain more women computer science, information technology, and cybersecurity students (USF Computer Science and Engineering).
A USF researcher is partnering with the Florida Holocaust Museum to digitize several artifacts from its exhibit, “Beaches, Benches and Boycotts,” which highlights Tampa Bay’s troubled civil rights history. Online audiences will be able to interact virtually with the objects and learn about the region's racial and social disparities from the 1950s and 1960s (USF Newsroom).
After the initial groundbreaking for the project March 7, construction for the new three-story, 120,000-square-foot research building at the intersection of Spectrum Boulevard and Fowler Avenue began in April as expected and continues to go down its planned timeline (USF Oracle).
November 19, 2020Research
Three USF professors are among the ranks of the world’s most influential researchers for 2020.
USF-led geosciences team discovers Ancestral Puebloans survived from ice melt in New Mexico lava tubes
A lava tube in the El Malpais National Monument yields centuries-old insights of survival in the face of harsh climate change (USF Newsroom).
November 18, 2020Research
Graphable Receives National Science Foundation Grant with Goal of Early Infectious Disease Detection
Graphable, along with the University of South Florida, has received a National Science Foundation grant focused on the utilization of advanced mathematical concepts and their application in predictive analysis and in identifying patterns and trends present when faced with early disease detection and prevention initiatives (IT News Online).
The University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science has been awarded a five-year, US$9 million cooperative agreement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Coast Survey to launch the Center for Ocean Mapping and Innovative Technologies (Hydro International).
November 17, 2020Research
The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus has published the third edition of Research: USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus, an annual publication that highlights the variety and depth of faculty research being performed at the campus (Sarasota Herald-Tribune).
November 17, 2020Research
USF St. Petersburg campus awarded a $25,000 grant from Ford Motor Company Fund to fight food insecurity through urban farming
USF’s St. Petersburg campus is one of only seven higher education institutions across the nation to receive a grant through the 2020 Ford College Community Challenge. A $25,000 grant from the Ford Motor Company Fund is going towards a project that will promote food security in South St. Petersburg by producing up to 150 pounds of fresh vegetables for the community each month.
November 17, 2020Innovation
Top Inc., the innovative customer engagement platform founded by USF alum Will Cohen, adds a new dimension to USF’s signature esports event.
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