Category: Technology

Join an educational technology community of practice

UFIT’s Center for Instructional Technology and Training is organizing a community of practice focused on educational technology.


UFIT Technology Fee grant applications due Jan. 28

UFIT Technology Fee grants are awarded to projects that utilize technology to enhance UF’s academic environment. All UF employees are encouraged to apply. The concept paper submission deadline for 2022 is Jan. 28.


UF AI for Science Bootcamp applications due Oct. 6

In partnership with NVIDIA and OpenACC, UF is hosting a one-day online AI Bootcamp on Saturday, Oct. 23.


UF Health academic hub aims to advance AI in the health sciences

As part of UF’s Artificial Intelligence, or AI, initiative, UF Health is creating an academic hub to advance AI in the health sciences, grounded in the values of community, trustworthiness, diversity, equity and inclusion. To advance this goal, UF Health is seeking faculty to join the university’s growing community of researchers and clinicians developing and applying AI methods in health care delivery, biomedical discovery, and public and population health. 


Empowering women in HPC and AI

o strengthen the engagement of women involved in AI and supercomputing teaching and research, UF recently launched its chapter of Women in High Performance Computing, or WHPC.


Can burying power lines protect storm-wracked electric grids?

Nearly five days after Hurrican Ida hit Louisiana, more than 80% of New Orleans customers were still without power, highlighting once more how critical electricity is for our health, safety and comfort. In an article published by Ted Kury, director of energy studies at UF’s Public Utility Research Center, Kury discusses if electric services would […]


Interdisciplinary collaborations fueled by AI are transforming research at UF

For its Summer 2021 issue of Explore magazine, UF Research shined a spotlight on AI faculty research and how it has expanded cross-campus collaborations, helping to transform UF’s academic and research landscape.


UF researchers use AI to develop precision dosing for treatment aimed at preventing dementia

UF researchers studying the use of a noninvasive brain stimulation treatment paired with cognitive training have found the therapy holds promise as an effective, drug-free approach for someday warding off Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Yet determining optimal dosing for the treatment known as transcranial direct current stimulation, or tDCS, has been a challenge because […]


UF’s GatorMail encryption helps secure messages

Faculty and staff are encouraged to use GatorMail encryption to secure messages and attachments that contain confidential information or restricted data. Encryption converts the contents from readable text into scrambled text, meaning only authorized recipients can open and read the email. For more information, including instructions on how to encrypt an email, visit the GatorMail […]


UF and Scripps Research announce talks to integrate

UF and Scripps Research recently announced talks to integrate the Florida-based branch of Scripps Research with the research arm of UF’s academic health center. Details of the agreement will be finalized over the next few months and will build on existing research collaborations UF has had with Scripps and the organizations’ complementary strengths, said David […]


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