A team of UF researchers was presented the Air Force Research Laboratory Corporate Award in the category of External Support by the organization's Munitions Directorate for their exemplary technological expertise, customer service, and quick development and deployment of a secure research and collaboration infrastructure and capability.
The National Science Foundation has awarded the geomatics faculty at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences a grant to boost enrollment of talented low-income students and learn what support services can lead to success and why.
The University of Florida joins a select group of institutions nationwide in a new National Humanities Center initiative to design college-level curriculum that explores how to develop and deploy ethical artificial intelligence technologies.
A new $1.5 million grant will allow researchers to better understand the brains and nervous systems of animals and humans by studying gelatinous ocean comb jellies, sea creatures that can lead us to insights about how brains began.
A new long-term study shows how climate change and invasive plants can have synergistic effects on native tree species. The findings can help inform land management and control of invasive plants to reduce their impacts.
UF/IFAS breeder and geneticist Marcio Resende wants to create a model that tells researchers which chemical compounds — that is to say, volatiles, sugars, acids and other chemical compounds — produce the best fruit flavors.
Work is underway after the University of Florida received a recent grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its research on livestock systems in Africa. The $1.3 million grant expands the Innovation Lab’s research engagement to Nigeria in addition to its 8 previous target countries.
UF announced this week a new collaboration with tech giant IBM to launch a comprehensive skills program designed to extend UF’s vision to be an international leader in artificial intelligence, data science, fintech, and other related technologies that can help solve society’s biggest challenges.
University of Florida faculty conducted a record $960 million in research during fiscal year 2021, according to data submitted to the National Science Foundation last week.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Peter Hirschfeld has been named a 2022 recipient of the prestigious John Bardeen Prize, sponsored by the University of Illinois. Hirschfeld was honored for his groundbreaking studies exploring the nature and potential of superconductivity.
A tropical fruit breeder with UF/IFAS is a step closer to establishing a domestic vanilla industry for growers in Florida, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected seven faculty from the University of Florida to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.
At the Lightning Observatory in Gainesville (a facility that includes the glass cupola on top of the New Engineering Building), University of Florida researchers are creating equipment that captures lightning signals from across the entire electromagnetic spectrum — allowing us to see lightning like never before.
The science of concrete seeks to make the world’s favorite building material stronger, more durable and more sustainable.
A UF study has found that the norovirus alters the bacteria that live in our gut, providing new clues about the human microbiome’s role in our health.