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Strong partnership between students and mentors sparks cutting-edge research

Strong partnership between students and mentors sparks cutting-edge research

Written by Daniela Hernandez Everyone has their own definition of mentor: a trusted counselor, a professor, a confidant. For most […]

City of Miami Police Department detective interviews a victim’s girlfriend in a homicide investigation. Photo: A&E, The First 48 Pictures, Hot Ride/Debt Collector

Ignorance is bliss when conducting witness interviews

Current investigative interviewing guidelines recommend interviewers review all available case information prior to questioning a witness. However, a recent study […]

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

FIU achieves top rank in Carnegie research classification

In the newest edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education FIU moved into the top category—R1: Doctoral Universities […]

Forensic institute leads nation in NIJ awards for 2015

Forensic institute leads nation in NIJ awards for 2015

Researchers at FIU’s International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have been awarded $1.5 million from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) to further […]

‘Remote-controlled brain’ a top story of 2015

‘Remote-controlled brain’ a top story of 2015

An FIU professor’s research has landed on a list of Discover magazine’s top 100 science stories of 2015. A groundbreaking […]

This year's DOE Fellows at an induction ceremony in November.

Training minority students in environmental restoration

Twelve FIU students have earned the opportunity to participate in hands-on research, competitive summer internships and personal mentorship that will […]

Researchers to study HIV risk factors in transgender community

Researchers to study HIV risk factors in transgender community

Transgender women, people born male but who identify as female, are among the groups at highest risk for HIV infection […]

Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Drop-in series: Students become dolphin researchers for a day

Inspired by Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class while in college […]

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Conference showcases local, international undergraduate research

Undergraduate students from across the university, as well as students who travelled to FIU from all over the U.S. and […]

Emotions are key in military intelligence gathering

Emotions are key in military intelligence gathering

The U.S. Army Field Manual is the law of the land for intelligence-gathering interrogations and it points to direct questioning […]

Tiny invention could revolutionize analytical chemistry

Tiny invention could revolutionize analytical chemistry

Just 2 centimeters long and 2 millimeters in diameter, a sorbent tube invented by an FIU researcher could bring analytical […]

FIU to examine substance use in youths  as part of national landmark study on brain development

FIU to examine substance use in youths as part of national landmark study on brain development

The National Institutes of Health has awarded FIU $12.7 million as part of a multi-year national landmark study on substance […]

Students presented their research to a group of peers and faculty at the 2014 McNair Conference.

McNair Conference highlights undergraduate research

University faculty and advisors agree: One of the most important ways for a student boost an application to graduate school for […]

Diana Sheehan, doctoral candidate

Latinas build research careers through CRUSADA

The Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse at FIU assists Latino communities throughout South Florida. This multidisciplinary […]

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The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The science of smell featured in Royal Society journal

The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost and Executive Vice President, Kenneth G. Furton, has been published in the journal Philosophical […]