Category: Research

Mosquito-borne disease risk is on the move in the Americas

A new study led by University of Florida researchers reveals a disturbing trend that could worsen an already precarious situation.

NASA selects UF mission to better track the Earth’s water and ice

A team of UF aerospace engineers will pursue a groundbreaking $12 million mission aimed at improving the way we track changes in Earth’s structures.

Funding opportunity: SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant

Travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals, conduct research and more — applications due May 24.

Carolyn M. Tucker receives Florida Blue Sapphire Award

Carolyn M. Tucker, Ph.D., director of the UF Health Disparities Research and Intervention Program and director of the UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Disparities Research Collaborative, has dedicated her career to supporting under-served communities, inspiring new generations toward community-based participatory health and health care research, public service and scholarship — a record of achievement that was recently recognized with a first-place Sapphire Award from the Florida Blue Foundation.

Explore ways to elevate your research

Faculty are encouraged to submit their research to SCM’s Research Promotion Initiative to promote their work with top media outlets.

UF scientist to fly on Blue Origin suborbital mission

The director of UF’s new space institute will be the first NASA-funded academic researcher to conduct an experiment as part of a commercial space crew.

Management Department leads research production per faculty

The UF Warrington College of Business’ Management Department was recently recognized as the No. 1 department for research production per faculty.

Brain stimulation treatment may improve depression, anxiety in older adults

A noninvasive brain stimulation treatment improved depression and anxiety symptoms among older adults in a new UF PHHP-led study.

Yikes! Uncovering what directs the brain’s fear conditioning

Our brains remember frightening situations to keep us safe in the future. A team led by neuroscientists at The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation & Technology has discovered a key molecular player in fear conditioning.

UF team puts science over stigma to stop the spread of Hansen’s disease

UF’s Hansen’s disease team is helping shed light on the disease’s prevalence in Florida through the study of roadkill armadillos.

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