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National survey by USF researchers shows voter opinions on inflation, impact of politics on mental health, election distrust and social media use

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 inflation, the impact of politics on voters’ mental health and social media usage.

January 31, 2024Research

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

The University of South Florida has launched its first lab dedicated to providing students and faculty high-tech tools to help better understand the opportunities and impact of artificial intelligence in business.

January 25, 2024Innovation

Despite turbulent seas and equipment challenges, USF team emerges victorious in race across the Atlantic

Salty Science, the rowing team led by USF Professor Chantale Bégin, has won first place in the women’s class in the World’s Toughest Row-Atlantic – the first North American team to ever win in their category.

January 24, 2024Innovation

Professor Sudeep Sarkar recognized by ACM for his research in computer vision and gait biometrics

USF Distinguished University Professor Sudeep Sarkar has been named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for his contributions to the advancement of computer vision and gait biometrics.

January 19, 2024Honors and Awards

Stroke therapy shoe invented at USF empowers patients’ recovery

New research finds the iStride device improves gait speed and symmetry within one week of use. Its success inspired a stroke patient to fly in from Mexico for therapy. She’s now climbing stairs, dancing and taking walks with friends.

January 17, 2024Innovation

Professor Jennifer Collins earns AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honor for her hurricane research

The 2024 AAG Distinguished Scholarship Honor is awarded to Jennifer Collins for her research in physical climatology and human geography, most notably for her studies of hurricanes, hurricane risk, and hurricane evacuation behavior.

January 10, 2024Honors and Awards

‘I Don’t Think It Gets Any Better Than Sylvia’

Electrical Engineering Times profiles USF Vice President for Research & Innovation Sylvia Wilson Thomas.

January 9, 2024Honors and Awards

USF Health granted initial $14 million for traumatic brain injury research study

Researchers in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will conduct a clinical research study to help determine if hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can ease the symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Florida’s veteran, active duty, and reserve service members.

January 9, 2024Research

IEEE recognizes Robert Bishop for his pioneering contributions to engineering education

University of South Florida College of Engineering Dean Robert H. Bishop has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), one of the world’s most prestigious technological societies.

January 2, 2024Honors and Awards

USF student spending the holidays aboard global research ship in the Antarctic

When Hannah Hunt signed on for a two-month global research project in the Amundsen Sea in the Antarctic, she knew that meant she wouldn't be spending the holidays with family and friends. She also knew she couldn't pass up the opportunity.

December 23, 2023Student Research

USF researchers find online shoppers more likely to click ads with curvy designs, resulting in higher sales for retailers

As shoppers scramble this week to grab their last-minute gifts before the holidays, University of South Florida researchers have discovered a trend among those making online purchases.

December 19, 2023Research

USF Assistant Professor Molly Hamm-Rodriguez named Concha Delgado Gaitan Fellow

USF College of Education Assistant Professor Molly Hamm-Rodriguez has been named a Concha Delgado Gaitán Presidential Fellow by the Council on Anthropology and Education, a section of the American Anthropological Association.

December 13, 2023Honors and Awards


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