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Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

UCF Hospitality Researchers’ Expertise Is Tapped for Global Sustainable Tourism Report

University of Central Florida hospitality researchers have co-authored an international report that identifies ways to ensure sustainable coastal and marine tourism around the globe. These include a renewed focus on stimulating new...
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The Performing Arts at UCF Empowers Community Members Living with Aphasia

A partnership between the School of Performing Arts, the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Department of Psychology at UCF is helping improve the lives of people living...
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UCF Signs Educational Partnership Agreement with U.S. Space Force

UCF, the nation’s Space University, has now entered an agreement with the U.S. Space Force to help develop technology and an agile workforce ready for space. The two organizations recently...
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UCF Researchers Develop Technology for AI that Mimics the Human Eye

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a device for artificial intelligence that mimics the retina of the eye. The development could lead to advanced AI that can instantly recognize...
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Faculty and Staff Spotlight NSF Career Research

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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UCF Researcher Receives Department of Energy Early Career Award to Study Elusive Chemical Compounds

A University of Central Florida researcher has been selected for an Early Career Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to investigate elusive chemical compounds that could help mitigate...
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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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