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Research paves the way to discovery and provides students unique experiential learning opportunities, strengthening creative and critical thinking. Today's incoming freshmen are tomorrow's leading artisans, educators, writers, inventors and trail blazers (Sarasota Scene Magazine, pp. 84-86).
December 1, 2020Research
Results show that the Jupiter’s atmosphere is four times more turbulent than Saturn’s (College of Marine Science).
Tampa General Hospital, USF Health Announce Joint Office of Clinical Research to Build Upon Research Excellence
The new office will allow the previously separate offices to combine resources and elevate their research efforts to improve health care for all Floridians (PR Newswire).
Lori Collins, associate research professor with USF’s Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections is working with the Tampa Bay History Center and the Timberly Trust to preserve the story of the Moseley family home (Fox 13 News).
The University of South Florida and the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa have come together to build a job creation program, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Tampa Bay Business Journal).
November 25, 2020Innovation
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
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