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UCF College of Sciences Researchers Join Project to Fight Animal-borne Diseases

Two University of Central Florida College of Sciences researchers have been selected by a national philanthropic foundation as research fellows to help fight the threat of animal-borne diseases. Laurene Tetard, an associate...
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UCF Study Finds Smaller Turtles are Nesting on Florida Beaches

A new University of Central Florida study indicates that smaller loggerheads and green sea turtles are nesting on Florida beaches than in the past; however, researchers aren’t sure why. The...
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Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

UCF Researchers Awarded SEED Funding to Investigate Nano and Digital Technologies

Five UCF researchers have been awarded more than $450,000 in SEED funding thanks to a new collaboration between the UCF Office of Research and the international nano and digital technology...
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12 UCF Researchers Honored with Asteroids Named after Them

A dozen University of Central Florida space researchers were honored recently when planetary bodies were named after them. This brings the total number of current UCF researchers whose names are attached...
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Graduate Student Earns National Fellowship for Aerospace Research

An aerospace engineering doctoral researcher has received a 2021 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship award to explore how to make more durable materials for aircraft. The recipient, Zachary Stein, is...
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From Pet Store Employee to International Conservation Biology Research Pioneer

Roisin Stanbrook tried to ignore her love of bugs by studying computer coding her first year of college. It didn’t stick. She ended up dropping out of school and working...
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UCF Expert Will Help Track COVID Spread, Reinfection, and Vaccine Breakthroughs

A University of Central Florida infectious-disease epidemiologist is working with The Rockefeller Foundation and the University of Florida on a new collaboration to strengthen the ongoing response to SARS-CoV-2. The...
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UCF 25th Among Public Universities in the Nation and 60th in the World for Producing Patents

UCF ranked 25th among public universities in the nation for producing patents and 60th in the world, according to a new report released today. The National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual...
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First-of-its-Kind Study Finds Lightning Impacts Edge of Space in Ways not Previously Observed

A team of researchers working with data collected by the Incoherent Scatter Radar (ISR) at the Arecibo Observatory, satellites, and lightning detectors in Puerto Rico have for the first time...
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Florida Python Hunters May Have a New Tool Thanks to Optics Research at UCF

Just as the governor announced the start of python hunting season in Florida this month, researchers at the University of Central Florida have published a first- of-its-kind study that shows...
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