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3MT Around Campus Events and Announcements Featured Professional Development Research Student Spotlight

Doctoral Students from Across Disciplines Take Top Prizes in Third Annual 3MT Competition

On November 17, three UCF PhD students walked away with a total of $2,000 in prize money from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Winning speakers presented on the topics...
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Around Campus Research

UCF Names Its Microgravity Research Center in Honor of Stephen W. Hawking

The University of Central Florida today is one step closer to becoming the first American university to name a research center after the late, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen W. Hawking....
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3MT Around Campus Events and Announcements Professional Development Research Student Spotlight

UCF Students to Compete in Fast-Talking Research Competition

Ten UCF students pursuing their doctoral degrees in biomedical sciences, engineering, criminal justice, education, and other disciplines are going to try. The competition will be held at 3 p.m. on Nov. 17, in the...
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Students Selected for UCF’s First Graduate Student Advisory Council

Fourteen students from across the university will serve on UCF’s first Graduate Student Advisory Council beginning this month. The students were selected from a pool of more than 150 applicants...
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Around Campus Events and Announcements Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research Resources Student Services

17 Teams Awarded Almost $5 Million in Jump Start Awards

Seventeen faculty and staff projects will receive about $5 million in Jump Start funds to advance UCF’s impact under President Alexander N. Cartwright’s 2021-22 Strategic Investment Program. “I am delighted that...
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Around Campus Events and Announcements Featured Research

2021 Another Record Year – Five Consecutive Years of Rising Research Funding

Despite a pandemic that slowed the economy; delayed or derailed some federal and private agencies’ spending plans; and frustrated supply chains, UCF generated $212.9 million in research awards — up...
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Research Student Spotlight

UCF Grad Student Leaves No Stone Unturned to Advance Space Exploration

This Knight leaves no stone unturned, not even on the moon. Autumn Shackelford is a physics doctoral student studying planetary bodies without atmospheres. Specifically, she is looking at the surface composition of...
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Events and Announcements Faculty and Staff Spotlight Luminary Awards Research

UCF’s Brightest Shine During Luminary Awards

The UCF community celebrated the accomplishments of 15 exceptional faculty members at its annual Luminary Awards Night. UCF leadership lauded faculty members for being leaders in their fields and conducting...
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Around Campus Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research Resources

New Resource Makes It Easier to Find Research Collaborators Across Colleges

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Research have partnered to provide those conducting research and creative works at UCF with a new resource — the Scholar Expertise...
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Research Student Spotlight

Keeping Astronauts Safe While They Explore Other Worlds

When Perla Latorre-Suarez ’21 was a child, she remembers holding her brother’s hand in the mountainous Orocovis region in Puerto Rico where she grew up and looking up on a clear night...
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