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UCF Chemistry Professor Leads Discussion at Chemical Weapon Forensics Symposium in Helsinki, Finland

Chemistry Professor Michael Sigman, director of UCF’s National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS), will be presenting and leading a discussion at an international conference sponsored and hosted by VERIFIN, the Finnish Institute...
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Arecibo Observatory Documentary Debuts on 1-Year Anniversary of the Telescope’s Collapse

he Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is debuting a documentary film on Dec. 1 — one year after the instrument platform of the world-famous 305-meter telescope collapsed. The film, The Biggest...
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UCF Researchers Develop Rapid, Highly Accurate Test to Detect Viruses like COVID-19

University of Central Florida researchers have developed a device that detects viruses like COVID-19 in the body as fast as and more accurately than current, commonly used rapid detection tests....
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3MT Around Campus Events and Announcements Featured Professional Development Research Student Spotlight

Doctoral Students from Across Disciplines Take Top Prizes in Third Annual 3MT Competition

On November 17, three UCF PhD students walked away with a total of $2,000 in prize money from the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Winning speakers presented on the topics...
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Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

New UCF Study Finds Reasons Why Hospitality Workers Aren’t Returning After COVID

With the holiday travel season about to start in full swing and international travel restrictions lifted this month, Orlando is bracing for an influx of new visitors from all over....
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Around Campus Awards and Recognition Faculty and Staff Spotlight NSF Career Research

UCF Sees the Average Number of NSF CAREER Award Recipients Quadruple

The average number of faculty named U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER award recipients at UCF has more than quadrupled since the Office of Research launched a mentoring program in 2019....
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UCF Names Its Microgravity Research Center in Honor of Stephen W. Hawking

The University of Central Florida today is one step closer to becoming the first American university to name a research center after the late, world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen W. Hawking....
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Around Campus Faculty and Staff Spotlight Research

New NSF-Funded Survey Aims to Understand Gender Inequity in STEM Fields

University of Central Florida researchers are starting a U.S. National Science Foundation-funded project to identify systemic gender inequities impacting university STEM faculty so that they can be addressed by the...
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UCF, Leading Research Institutions Receive HPCwire Readers’ Choice Award

Today, a broad coalition of collaborators including UCF received the HPCwire Readers’ Choice award for Best High Performance Computing (HPC) Collaboration across academia, government, and industry. UCF was recognized at...
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3MT Around Campus Events and Announcements Professional Development Research Student Spotlight

UCF Students to Compete in Fast-Talking Research Competition

Ten UCF students pursuing their doctoral degrees in biomedical sciences, engineering, criminal justice, education, and other disciplines are going to try. The competition will be held at 3 p.m. on Nov. 17, in the...
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