Posts tagged with: "Research"

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Ancients transformed landscape of the Amazon, researchers find

Ancient people likely had an architectural role in the Amazon’s plant life, a theory that contradicts the long-held belief the […]

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

Student team competes in regionals of $1 million Hult Prize

  An all-female team working to restore dignity to millions of women refugees around the world was in Boston March […]

Undergraduate research 101

Undergraduate research 101

  Good GPA, campus involvement and an internship. Most students cite these among a checklist of qualities employers and graduate […]

College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious research rankings

College of Business leaps 9 spots on prestigious research rankings

The College of Business marked its second consecutive appearance on the University of Texas at Dallas’ Top 100 Business School […]

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

D.C. Update: FIU hosts 2017 Health Disparities Symposium

FIU and UM host a research symposium in DC; President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress highlighting University priorities; […]

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Team Predator: Researchers go far and deep to protect endangered sharks

Demian Chapman walked through the streets of Hong Kong overwhelmed by the smell of shark meat for sale. Shop after […]

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INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

Evelyn Gaiser (center) conducts research on how water, climate and people impact the Everglades as part of the Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research Program.

Long-term research proves effective in global conservation

Researchers are taking a step back to answer the question whether long-term studies are helping save plants, animals and the […]

FIU Researcher Jeremy Kiszka prepares a drone for deployment for a shark survey along the island of Moorea.

Aerial drones reveal sharks in shallow water

Answers about shark populations could come from the skies, new research finds. Using drones, a team of researchers from FIU […]

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Professor puts exams to the test

Professor puts exams to the test

Imagine putting a test through its paces. That’s exactly what an FIU researcher and his colleagues have done to create […]

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

Venture capitalists check out StartUP FIU companies

FIU’s push to ramp up new businesses in support of the South Florida economy culminated in the campus visit of […]

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design […]

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

New device could save glaucoma patients’ eyesight

People with high-risk glaucoma will be able to monitor their disease, anywhere, anytime, thanks to a new device developed by […]

DeNovo Biodevice

Researchers learn how to take an idea from lab to market

Sharan Ramaswamy designed a device that mimics human circulation in which cells and tissues can be grown. The technology enables […]

Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Mercury contamination found in Everglades dolphins

Bottlenose dolphins in the Florida Coastal Everglades have higher concentrations of mercury than any other populations in the world. FIU […]

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