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UCF Researchers Eagerly Awaiting First James Webb Space Telescope Images

UCF physics graduate student Olga Harrington Pinto is counting down the minutes until July 12. She is one of eight UCF researchers and one alumna who will be using the...
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Engineering Graduate Fellows Get Hands-on Experience with National Industry Leaders

Seven University of Central Florida graduate students are currently interning at Adobe and 3M, among other leading employers thanks to fellowships supported by the National Graduate Degrees for Minorities in...
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Another Record Year for UCF — 8 NSF CAREER Award Winners

The U.S. National Science Foundation has named eight UCF professors 2022 NSF CAREER award recipients. All of the recipients are engineers by training who are working on interdisciplinary projects that...
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When Hurricanes Strike, Social Media Can Save Lives

Everyone knows that while disinformation is a problem, social media is a powerful tool for communicating fast in an emergency. In 2011 only about 10 percent of the U.S. population...
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UCF Researchers Are Contributing to World Oceans Day

One of Florida’s most precious resources is its water from the aquifer to the 8,436 miles of coastline, boarded by the Gulf of Mexico, the Straits of Florida, and the...
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NASA Selects UCF for $35 Million Mission to the Moon’s Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

ASA today tapped UCF’s dynamic duo, planetary scientists Kerri Donaldson Hanna and Adrienne Dove, to lead a $35 million science mission that will land a spacecraft on a part of the moon...
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As Hurricane Season Kicks Off, UCF Researchers Working to Make Communities More Resilient

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted another busy hurricane season with up to 21 named storms for 2022. While we still can’t predict exactly when hurricanes will strike,...
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‘Brain-on-a-Chip’ Technology Advances Toward a New Form of Drug Screening

A UCF researcher’s work to create a “brain-on-a-chip” aims to improve neurological disorder research by speeding up drug discovery and providing an alternative to animal testing. James Hickman — professor...
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Survivor Link National Training Program Launches at UCF

In hopes of equipping students to better understand and assist families facing domestic violence, UCF has joined the network of universities administering Survivor Link. The network provides students pursuing a master’s...
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UCF Researchers Create Photonic Materials for Powerful, Efficient Light-based Computing

University of Central Florida researchers are developing new photonic materials that could one day help enable low power, ultra-fast, light-based computing. The unique materials, known as topological insulators, are like...
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