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Physics Assistant Professor Named UCF’s First Sloan Research Fellow

Xiaofeng Feng has been named a Sloan Research Fellow, the first for the University of Central Florida. The award recognizes early career scientists that demonstrate high promise. Past Sloan Research...
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Film Professor Plays Huge Role in African-American Cinema Past and Future

Anthony Major, an associate professor of film at UCF, has spent more than four decades creating films that depict slices of the African-American experience in the United States. As an actor, producer,...
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Mentoring Study Helps Redefine Success for Women in Academia

Switching from a traditional hierarchical mentoring model to a peer-oriented model could increase women faculty’s sense of empowerment in academia and help develop more holistic definitions of success, according to a new study out...
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Office of Research Names New Faculty Fellow to Focus on Young Investigator Success

Professor Saiful Khondaker, PhD, has been named a Faculty Fellow in the Office of Research for 2019, a new position created last year to find ways to improve services provided...
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Researcher Launching into Microgravity with Blue Origin

Julie Brisset, an associate scientist in planetary sciences at UCF’s Florida Space Institute, was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from NASA to study levitating dust clouds in microgravity. Brisset, who...
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11 Faculty Members Honored with Luminary Awards

Families, friends, and colleagues celebrated 11 University of Central Florida faculty members Wednesday during the second annual Luminary Awards Night. The event, co-sponsored by the Office of Research and Faculty Excellence,...
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Discovering Armenia Through Digital Storytelling

UCF researchers and students are combining archaeology and storytelling in a new initiative. Tiffany Earley-Spadoni, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is the director of the Vayots Dzor Fortress...
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UCF Researcher Working to Develop Device to Rapidly Detect Heart Attacks

When a heart attack strikes, every second counts, which makes early detection that one is occurring critical for saving lives. Speeding up this detection process is what a University of...
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UCF Researchers Working to Reduce Infections in Diabetes-Treatment Device

ontrolling diabetes is often a daily chore for patients with the disease, but researchers at the University of Central Florida are working to make one type of treatment more manageable....
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Changing Health Habits in China

Changing habits, especially when it comes to accessing health care, is a challenge. China is embarking on this road as it attempts to make health care more accessible to rural...
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