Roughly one-fifth of America’s research and development is conducted at its universities. This includes virtually all of the basic research being done in this country and a good deal of the applied research.
The Research One weeklong celebration included a display of more than 50 poster presentations on topics related to integrated neuroscience at the Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute.
A two-hour research panel was convened at the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 with a theme of "Engaging Communities in Behavioral Health Research."
“Innovation is not the product of logical thought, although the result is tied to logical structure” – Albert Einstein
The National Institutes of Health defines Innovation as “Something new or improved, including research for (1) development of new technologies, (2) refinement of existing technologies, or (3) development of new application for existing technologies…“
The University of South Florida’s (USF) Division of Patents & Licensing and USF CONNECT served as host to four accomplished entrepreneurs who shared their experiences with an eager audience of entrepreneurs, members of the community, and students at a recent half-day workshop held on the Tampa Campus.
The Pinellas County Technology & Business Innovation Exchange held their 2nd Annual tradeshow at the Tradewinds Resort on St. Pete Beach. The event, an initiative of Congressman C.W. Bill Young, featured more than fifty companies showcasing technologies from the Tampa Bay area.
FY 2009 Continuing Resolution to Provide Continuing Budget Authority for Federal Agencies and Programs Through March 6, 2009
The Continuing Resolution (CR) applies the terms of the FY 2008 appropriations for the period covered by the CR. When the 111th Congress convenes in 2009, it will need to complete action for FY 2009 funding.
Only Rocky remained speechless as the College of Engineering held its Research Week Poster Competition on Wednesday, November 5 in the IDRB Galleria.
USF’s Sundome marquee announced the coming of ResearchOne, One University, One Community, One Vision; it was a weeklong celebration of research that ran from November 3 through the 7, filled with presentations, workshops, poster sessions, open houses, and demonstrations.
Supercomputing speeds shot skyward in 2008 as Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Cray XT5 Jaguar supercomputer attained a peak performance of 1.64 petaflops, a number that seemed astronomical only a few years ago.
Around the world, amphibians are on the decline from disease. In a recently released article in the journal Nature, University of South Florida (USF) biologist Jason Rohr, Ph.D., and colleagues, revealed that chemical pollution can increase often deadly trematode (parasitic flatworm) infections in a declining amphibian species.
Shyam Mohapatra, PhD, professor of medicine and director of Basic Research for Allergy and Immunology at USF Health and James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital, has received one of USF’s First Annual Excellence in Innovation Awards.
Dr. Alan Hevner, MIS Professor in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, has accepted the position of Senior Editor for Management Information Systems (MIS) Quarterly.
The 19th Annual USF Health Research Day will be held on Friday, February 20, 2009. Abstracts for presentations are due December 19, 2008.
The USF Division of Patents & Licensing and USF CONNECT is honored to host Matthew Bryan, from Geneva, Switzerland in the PCT Legal Division of WIPO, to speak about recent and future developments in filing patent applications through the PCT.