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UCF Postdoctoral Scholar Draws on Her Island Roots to Champion for Marginalized Populations

Makella Coudray is passionate about advocating for disadvantaged groups. “I personally like championing causes for those that society may overlook, and I try to do that through my work,” she...
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New UCF-Developed Battery Could Prevent Post-Hurricane Electric Vehicle Fires

A University of Central Florida researcher has developed technology that could prevent electric vehicle fires, like those caused by saltwater flooding from Hurricane Ian. The technology, an aqueous battery, replaces...
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Space, Health and Engineering Innovations Make UCF Research Top 10 News List of 2022

As high-profile launches like Artemis 1 have propelled public interest in space exploration, the stories that topped UCF’s Top 10 Research News list this year have reflected this renewed focus...
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Methods for Building Lunar Landing Pads May Involve Microwaving Moon Soil

Establishing a moon base will be critical for the U.S. in the new space race and building safe and cost-effective landing pads for spacecraft to touch down there will be...
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Master’s Students Compete for the First Time in UCF’s Three-Minute Thesis Competition

From cutting-edge engineering feats to sociological and historical exploration, UCF graduate students presented their wide-ranging research endeavors in under three minutes at the Three-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT) Monday. Graduate students...
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UCF Recognizes 6 Top Scholars as 2022 Luminary Award Winners

Six faculty members were lauded for being leaders and making impacts in their fields during UCF’s annual Luminary Awards on Tuesday at Leu Gardens in Orlando. The Luminary Awards are...
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New $1.25 Million Research Project Will Map Materials at the Nanoscale

A University of Central Florida researcher will lead a recently announced $1.25 million project to map and manipulate materials at the nanoscale. The project’s funding is through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation,...
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New NASA-funded Study Hopes to Put Risks of Space Junk on People’s Radar

Space may seem infinite but the real estate in Earth’s orbit is filling up fast with junk. The debris orbiting the Earth consists of human-made objects that no longer serve...
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UCF is Developing Materials to Stop Hydrogen Leaks Like the Ones Delaying Artemis Launch

The University of Central Florida researchers are developing materials for stopping hydrogen leaks, like the ones that have halted the launch of Artemis 1. Their work just received a significant...
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Empowering Donors with Status Symbols Could Benefit Charities, New Study Finds

Conspicuous consumption of pricey status symbols, like designer clothes and accessories, may be viewed as self-centered. Still, new research shows that it may be a behavior that charities could use...
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