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USF students create lifesaving medical innovation to help end worldwide ventilator shortage

Biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national accolades for a prototype device that may help solve the critical shortage of lifesaving ventilators seen around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (USF Newsroom).

September 27, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

Meet USF’s Cade Prize Candidate: Startup SPKL unites old friends in a quest to develop new medical technology

SPKL, a USF College of Engineering startup, is a finalist for the Cade Prize, one of Florida's most prestigious awards for innovation.

September 22, 2021Innovation

USF College of Marine Science Joins Ocean Visions Network

The USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS) announced it has joined the Ocean Visions Research Consortium.

September 20, 2021Research

New jellyfish species named after FIO director, USF professor

His expertise in jellyfish is so renowned, Monty Graham, director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography and professor of integrative biology at USF, has a new species of jellyfish bearing his name – the Aurelia montyi.

September 17, 2021Research

Commercialization of USF-invented sanitation system set to begin

The latest version of the USF-invented NEWgenerator is on its way to South Africa to begin the process of entering mass production. The solar-powered machine generates nutrients, energy and water by safely recovering them from human wastewater—a technology built to address global sanitation concerns (USF Newsroom).

September 15, 2021Entrepreneurship, Global Research, Innovation

Pollution and overuse threaten Florida's fragile freshwater springs

Jason Gulley, a geology professor at the University of South Florida, has taken stunning photographs documenting threats to Florida's freshwater springs. Declining flows, agricultural runoff, and sewage are pressuring the world’s largest network of freshwater springs. (National Geographic).

September 14, 2021Research

Pact Study Seeks Volunteers To Find Ways To Prevent Dementia

The University of South Florida (USF), thanks to funding from the National Institutes of Health, is conducting a study to determine whether computerized brain training exercises can reduce the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease (Osprey Observer).

September 8, 2021Health, Research

USF professor lends perspective on the long shadow of 9/11 in U.S. foreign policy

The unfolding crisis in Afghanistan and the return to power of the Taliban has brought renewed attention to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the events that unfolded in its aftermath (USF St. Petersburg Campus).

September 7, 2021Research

USF alumni win nationwide competition with innovative ventilator prototype

A group of USF alumni won $20,000 in a national competition for the creation of a low-cost ventilator prototype. Biomedical engineering alumni Abby Blocker, Carolyna Yamamoto Alves Pinto and Jacob Yarinsky created Eucovent, a device resembling a small box that splits the airflow from one ventilator to two patients (USF Oracle).

September 7, 2021Health, Innovation, Student Research

USF New Home For Tracking Florida Nursing Shortages

USF is now home to the Florida Center for Nursing, where research is conducted on the supply and demand of the nursing field (WUSF).

September 7, 2021Health

Faculty Seminar kicks off the school year

CMS professors share their latest contributions to oceanography research with the College of Marine Science community.

September 3, 2021Research

College of Marine Science team uncovers new insights about viruses and bacteria in Manatee Springs, Florida

Most people visit Manatee Springs to see its charismatic megafauna, from the iconic sea cows that are its namesake to gators and majestic great blue herons. But not Kema Malki.

September 3, 2021Research

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