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UCF Is Leading Comprehensive Study of Centaurs and Jupiter-Family Comets

UCF researcher is working on a new, NASA-funded project that will gather the most comprehensive collection of data on active centaurs and distantly-active Jupiter-family comets to date. The work will...
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UCF is Designing Self-Repairing Oyster Reefs to Protect Florida’s Coastlines

A University of Central Florida engineering researcher is part of an international team of scientists who are developing oyster-based shoreline protection for U.S. coastlines. The work is through a $12.6...
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Events and Announcements Faculty and Staff Spotlight Postdoctoral Scholars Research

UCF Ranks as a Top 25 U.S. Public University for Patents Granted

The University of Central Florida has moved into the ranks of the top 25 public universities in the nation for patents granted, according to the latest report from the National...
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UCF Leads Development of First Large-Scale System for Extended Reality Research

University of Central Florida researcher is leading a nearly $5 million U.S. National Science Foundation-funded project to develop the first, large-scale system for extended reality human subjects research. Called the Virtual...
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Around Campus Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

New UCF Agreement Will Help Researchers Study Metal Asteroids for Resources, Clues to Formation

AUniversity of Central Florida researcher will be using the newly constructed Two-meter Twin Telescope (TTT) in the Canary Islands, Spain, to study metal-rich M-type asteroids. The work can inform the...
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Around Campus Events and Announcements Prospective Students Research

The Sloan Foundation Awards $250K to Support Hispanic STEM Graduate Students

Thanks to a new partnership, UCF and its two partner schools in the Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Public Research Universities (the Consortium) ― Florida International University (FIU) and the University...
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New UCF Graduate Award Recognizes Excellence in Graduate Students’ Research

To recognize graduate students for their strides in research, the College of Graduate Studies Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) has put together a new award. The Award for Excellence by a Graduate...
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Around Campus Events and Announcements Featured Professional Development Prospective Students Research Student Life Student Research Week Student Spotlight

The Annual Student Research Week Showcases the Innovative Endeavors of UCF Students

Student Research Week has been a long-standing tradition at UCF. However, even decades after the events’ conception, students continue to dazzle audiences each year with their novel research and creative scholarship....
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Events and Announcements Featured Professional Development Prospective Students Research Student Life Student Research Week Student Spotlight

UCF Student Research Week 2023 Kicks Off with the Academic Exhibition of the Year

UCF students will share their findings with the university community during Student Research Week, March 27-31. Compiling and condensing all their work on one poster each, students will present their work...
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UCF Researcher Creates World’s First Energy-saving Paint – Inspired by Butterflies

University of Central Florida researcher Debashis Chanda, a professor in UCF’s NanoScience Technology Center, has drawn inspiration from butterflies to create the first environmentally friendly, large-scale and multicolor alternative to pigment-based...
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