The USF Office of Research & Innovation recognized 10 USF faculty members on the first day of ResearchOne 2010 for excellence in research and innovation with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards.
As part of the university’s campus-wide ResearchOne celebration, which lasted for a week, the "Research Means Hope" event on Tuesday was designed to highlight the critical importance of medical research in the struggle against disease and suffering.
The National Research Council’s report included nearly 5000 doctoral programs across the US that were evaluated - including 20 programs belonging to USF. We are proud to report that the USF doctoral programs placed in at least one category ranking in the middle or upper thirds of all doctoral programs in the United States.
A team of University of South Florida researchers studying the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on northern Gulf beaches say areas just offshore from some of Florida’s most heavily oiled beaches appear to be free of visible oil contamination in the sediments.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a three-year, $2.6 million grant to the University of South Florida and Saneron CCEL Therapeutics Inc. for an effort that ultimately could lead to new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
USF CONNECT is collaborating with Merck & Co, Inc. and MPM Capital to bring biopartnering.com to the 2010 BioFlorida Annual Conference October 24th-26th. Biopartnering.com is a networking site for the life science industry.
Susan Greenbaum, Director of USF Office of Community Engagement, has a report on community-based research funding at USF. Some clarifications are provided in the article. She calls for better communications on the issue and also requests for help from faculty and our research community.
USF is a member institution of The National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance(NCIIA). Please familiarize yourself with the funding, training, networking and collaboration opportunities through NCIIA.
NIH has published some announcements regarding the upcoming changes on new time limit for resubmission and updated electronic application forms.
The USF College of Public Health is a key player in one of 75 competitive federal grants recently awarded across the country to replicate programs proven to lower the pregnancy rate of participants — including programs that focus on more than sex education or abstinence to combat teen pregnancy.
Engineering professors Yu Sun and Adam Anderson have received a three-year NSF grant to develop a cyber-physical system capable of displaying the in vivo surgical area directly onto patients’ skin in real-time, high definition.
Jing Wang and Gokhan Mumcu, both assistant professors of Electrical Engineering were awarded a three-year National Science Foundation GOALI grant. It is a collaborative project involving research scientist from Ohio State University as well as a startup company located at the USF Research Park.
The Asaba Memorial Project represents a collaboration between USF researchers in Anthropology, History and the USF Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, together with the people of Asaba, to document and memorialize a mass killing of civilians that took place in 1967, during the Nigerian Civil War.
Patricia A. Kruk, PhD, a USF Health professor of pathology and cell biology whose promising research could lead to a simple, more sensitive screening test for ovarian cancer, received a University of South Florida 2010 Excellence in Innovation Award.
Chemical Engineering Professor Vinay Gupta has been selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) second Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium. Dr. Gupta is one of only 53 of the nation’s most innovative young engineering educators selected by the NAE to take part in this symposium and the only professor from the state of Florida.
Nathan Maxfield, Assistant Professor in the Department of Communications Sciences & Disorders, has received a $300,000, three-year grant from the National Institute of Deafness & Other Communication Disorders.
TRAIN™ serves as the “Central Hub” for all USF sponsored research training, including training provided by the the various divisions of the Office of Research & Innovation and Research Financial Management. Please look into various training opportunities towards the end of the year.