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Smart mouth guard could detect teeth grinding, dehydration, concussions

Smart mouth guard could detect teeth grinding, dehydration, concussions

Published: July 1 2015

The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth.

Good news for those facing the nightly grind

Published: June 25 2015

A team of University of Florida students representing the United States took a second-place prize in an international technology competition for its development of a smart mouth guard that dentists can use to diagnose and treat teeth grinding.

UF’s myinvestiGator recognized for innovation

Published: June 8 2015

Tracking $700 million in annual research funding takes work. And innovation. The University of Florida’s online accounting tool, myinvestiGator, is the result of both. And it was rewarded accordingly, earning the Best Practices Award at the 2015 Southern Association of College and University Business Officers, or SACUBO, annual meeting.

NASA begins testing Mars lander in preparation for next mission to Red Planet: UF geologist is part of the international team behind it

Published: May 28 2015

Testing is underway on NASA’s next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016 backed by an international team that includes a University of Florida researcher.

UF launches digital book series to tell its best research stories

Published: April 15 2015

Tomatoes, viruses and voting.

UF professor to receive national award for mentorship

Published: March 27 2015

Anne E. Donnelly, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research, is among 15 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced earlier today.

U.S. EPA official named director of UF Online

Published: March 26 2015

A director with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been named assistant provost and director of UF Online, the University of Florida’s online bachelor’s degrees and programs.

Why big data is a big deal

Published: March 10 2015

Scientists and scholars are creating more content than ever – and vastly greater collections of information are the subject of science as scholarship. At the same time, the community of users for and uses of this information are changing.

Technology pioneered by UF researcher provides improved access for disabled voters

Published: October 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.

UF Tech Connect Fuels Innovation Economy in First 12 Years

Published: July 21 2014

GAINESVILLE --- In its first dozen years of operation, the University of Florida’s Tech Connect program has helped launch 157 technology-based startup companies that in turn generated more than $1 billion in private funding, $530 million in public funding and 2,000 new jobs, according to a report released today.

First journalism and communications preeminence position goes to psychology of new technologies expert

Published: May 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An expert on the psychology of technology will join the team being assembled to make the University of Florida a leader in online teaching and learning, College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin announced today.

Experts on human-centered computing are coming to UF

Published: May 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to become a national leader in making computers more secure and more personalized to individual needs, the University of Florida has recruited a team of computer scientists with specialties in what’s known as human-centered computing.

Consumer, be aware: Quality of health-related Internet searches varies

Published: April 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’re like most people, you’ve gone online to find out what’s causing that ringing in your ears or whether a gluten-free diet is worth considering. Be careful.

UF to host online learning conference to kick off pioneering effort in digital education

Published: November 25 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the University of Florida adds four-year programs to its online course offerings in January, the Office of the Provost and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will kick off this pioneering effort in digital education with a conference Dec. 3-4 in University Auditorium.

New report shows UF among nation's leaders in startup launches

Published: September 18 2013

SVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida helped create 15 startups last year, ranking fourth nationally just behind leading institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to a new report.

UF: Innovation Hub spawns 250 jobs in just 20 months

Published: August 26 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at the University of Florida has contributed to the creation of 250 jobs in just its first 20 months, new figures show, and the three-story incubator already has more than two dozen tenants.

Applications open for UF program empowering women in tech startups

Published: August 19 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Applications are now available for a new session of the groundbreaking University of Florida program called Empowering Women in Technology Startups, starting in September.

Sid Martin Biotech Incubator ranked world's best for biotech in global benchmarking study

Published: July 23 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was ranked "World's Best University Biotechnology Incubator," according to an international study conducted by the Sweden-based research group UBI.

UF lands $8 million federal award for supercomputing research

Published: June 28 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida on Thursday received an $8 million federal award and was named one of six universities nationwide tapped to conduct high-performance computing simulations aimed at addressing some of the world’s most complex problems.

UF is first university to fully connect to Internet2 Innovation Platform's three components

Published: May 7 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is the first university to fully connect to the Internet2 Innovation Platform's three components, an achievement that will transform research at UF and provide a national model for research computing.