Perinatal epidemiologists Wendy Nembhard, PhD, (left) and Kathleen O'Rourke, PhD, (right) supported by faculty from across USF's College of Public Health, worked behind the scenes for four years to ensure USF had a major role in the NIH's historic Children's Health Study.
George Batsche and Michael Curtis, professors in the Psychological and Social Foundations Department and the Institute for School Reform in USF's College of Education were awarded over $1.29 million from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) to continue their “Florida Problem-Solving/Response to Intervention” statewide project.
Dr. Barbara Hansen, professor of internal medicine and pediatrics in the College of Medicine, University of South Florida has just received a $2.2 M contract, for 5 years, from the National Institute on Aging to extend and expand her studies on the causes and prevention of diabetes--the most prevalent disease of aging and to explore the frontiers of new diabetes therapies.
Could Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) be a thing of the past? University of South Florida behavioral neuroscientist David Diamond, director of the Center for Preclinical and Clinical Research on Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, professor of psychology and molecular pharmacology and physiology, and career scientist at the Tampa Veterans Hospital, conducts research on the neurobiology of PTSD.
Researchers at the University of South Florida’s new College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS) and the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) have received a $1.24 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) aimed at studying ways to eliminate health disparities in the Latino community.
Wounded soldiers will soon get speedier care of their injuries thanks to advances in diagnosis and treatment being developed by University of South Florida researchers and their colleagues at other institutions.
The University of South Florida ranks 35th nationwide in patent research, The Patent Board's 2008 Universities Patent Scorecard shows.
The Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida (USF-FCCDR) announces the launch of three new Water Atlas Web sites and the new Florida Atlas of Lakes Web site.
NSF has announced a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), NSF 09-1, which will be in effect January 5, 2009.
NIH has announced a change in its existing policy on resubmission (amended) applications. Staring with “original” new applications, one that have never been submitted before, and competing renewal applications for the January 25, 2009 due date and beyond, NIH will accept only ONE amendment to the original application.
Effective October 10, 2008, NIH will launch a new business process for reporting Financial Conflict of Interest. The eRA Commons team has created a pilot module and is extending a call for all FDP participants to try the new process.
Thanks to an annual state grant for $1.02 M, USF St. Petersburg professor Lyman Dukes will be able lead a program designed to assist special education personnel in all Florida school districts to prepare students with disabilities for a successful shift from school to adult life.
Thanks to the hard work of our Washington Consultant Jim Pirius and his team, the University of South Florida (USF) has received appropriations for three new program starts which will be funded from the recently completed continuing resolutions.
The University of South Florida (USF) will serve as the host institution for this year’s International Conference on Pattern Recognition sponsored by the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR); to be held December 8 – 11, 2008, at the Tampa Convention Center.
University of South Florida College of Marine Science Associate Professor Boris Galperin and colleagues have discovered and named a new class of waves. The waves, which they have called “zonons,” were discovered through computer simulations carried out after satellite observations, terrestrial oceans and space craft surveillance of the atmospheres of some giant planets revealed the presence of eddy-like structures moving with the same speed as planetary waves called “Rossby waves.”
Dr. Albert Hine, associate dean for research and professor in geological oceanography in the College of Marine Science will be awarded the Francis P. Shepard Medal for Marine Geology during the June 2009 conference of the Society for Sedimentary Geology or SEPM. This award is given to those who have made outstanding research contributions to the field of marine geology.
Mary E. Evans, RN, PhD, FAAN, associate dean for research and doctoral study at the USF College of Nursing, received a Scholar in Residence Joint Fellowship with the American Academy of Nursing and Institute of Medicine for 2008-2009.
Pat Rogers, Eminent Scholar and DeBartolo Chair of the Humanities at the University of South Florida, was recently installed as a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a literary scholar.
Philip Levy, professor of history, will present "Discovering George Washington's Boyhood Home," Monday, November 10, 2008, at the Marshall Student Center, Room 2708, starting at 7:30 p.m. A reception will follow.
Celebrating Research - November 3 - 7, 2008
Join the Office of Research & Innovation in a weeklong celebration of research; this year’s theme is “ResearchOne.”
The ICPR 2008 will be an international forum for discussions on recent advances in the fields of Computer vision, Pattern recognition (theory, methods and algorithms), Image, speech and signal analysis, Multimedia and video analysis, Biometrics, Document analysis, and Bioinformatics and biomedical applications.