Posts tagged with: "Research"

FIU celebrates its role as a solutions center with members of the 116th Congress

FIU celebrates its role as a solutions center with members of the 116th Congress

On March 5, FIU held a reception welcoming the 116th Congress. Members of the Florida Congressional delegation joined more than […]

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Everglades scholar brings together stakeholders for common-sense restoration

Chloe Vorseth wants to make Everglades restoration practical. The FIU environmental studies master’s student is working to identify the most economically, […]

Stempel delegation during visit to Hospital de los Angeles in Pasto, Colombia

Stempel College delegation tackles public health in Colombia

A delegation of Stempel College representatives, led by Dean Tomás R. Guilarte and Carlos Espinal, director of the Global Health […]

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Nonconsensual porn is a growing threat among young adults

One out of every 12 respondents in a nationwide survey say they have been victims of nonconsensual pornography. The findings […]

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Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Psychiatric conditions may alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s

Shanna L. Burke, assistant professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work, has been awarded nearly […]

Aligator trails in the Everglades swamp

Algae give clues into Everglades restoration success

Eric Massa wants to know if Everglades restoration is working. The FIU student is turning to periphyton – spongy, soggy […]

Students work to alleviate health issues right in the home

Students work to alleviate health issues right in the home

Going into a stranger’s home is not necessarily an experience most students anticipate being part of their master’s degree. But […]

In the age of smart devices, young children spending more time in front of TV screens

In the age of smart devices, young children spending more time in front of TV screens

A new study by Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work researchers about screen time shows that children […]

$3 million grant funds study of Colombian river contamination, effects on locals

$3 million grant funds study of Colombian river contamination, effects on locals

One of the largest rivers in Latin America, the Atrato River in Colombia has been tainted by decades of illegal […]

NIH awards $1.39 million to Stempel to study HIV care and treatment in Miami

NIH awards $1.39 million to Stempel to study HIV care and treatment in Miami

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.39 million grant to the Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work to […]

FIU professor working to prevent and cure blindness named National Academy of Inventors Senior Member

FIU professor working to prevent and cure blindness named National Academy of Inventors Senior Member

FIU professor of biomedical engineering Shuliang Jiao, whose research and technological innovations are helping prevent and cure blindness, has been […]

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

It’s time to ratchet up bonefish conservation, FIU scientists say

Anglers are catching fewer bonefish in South Florida. FIU scientists say there are many factors that could be behind the […]

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Study finds ensemble music programs positively affect students’ character, competence

A study performed by FIU’s Community-Based Research Institute (CBRI) at Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work has found […]

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Researcher tracks feisty gamefish for conservation

Researcher tracks feisty gamefish for conservation

Carissa Gervasi wants to help Florida’s recreational fishing industry. Anglers love to catch crevalle jack because they are big, move […]

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families have found computer-based interventions can cut childhood anxiety treatment costs nearly […]