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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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UCF to Launch Minisatellite to Study Ways to Keep Electronics Safe in Space

NASA and commercial space companies someday may get some critical information about building safer spacecraft, thanks to the work of UCF physics Assistant Professor Adrienne Dove and her team of...
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Researchers Receive $1.25 Million Grant to Map Marine Ecosystems With Drones

You may soon be able to spot UCF drones collecting data all along the Pacific coast — from Baja California to Alaska. Timothy Hawthorne, assistant professor of GIS in the...
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NASA Space Mission Gives UCF Students Opportunity to See How Research Pays Off

There's no better tool to teach students about physics than to see it at work in the real world. That’s why UCF professor Humberto Campins decided to teach this semester...
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Welcome New Associate Dean to the College

Barbara A. Fritzsche, Ph.D., has been named associate dean for the College of Graduate Studies. She begins her new duties, August 6. Professor Fritzsche will lead the student services team with...
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