Post Tagged with: "Research"

Picture of Jarvis Reef in the Pacific Ocean taken by a BRUV deployed by the Australian team with FinPrint. To date, this picture holds the record of the most sharks—12 in total—in one frame.

Shark census reaches first 100 reefs

Early findings of global survey show existing data may be inaccurate Researchers attempting the world’s largest-ever survey of shark populations […]

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FIU shark experts list

FIU shark experts list

FIU has some of the top marine researchers in the country, including several focused on the science of sharks. They are […]

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FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

FIU’s Metropolitan Center, Miami-Dade County and Citi unveil prosperity action plan for Miami

Plan offers solutions to address growing “Prosperity Gap” revealed in the Miami-Dade County Prosperity Initiatives Feasibility Study In response to […]

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Psychologist turns to horses as therapy for kids in foster care

Horses could help foster care youth overcome challenges thanks to a new FIU program. Researchers at FIU-BRIDGE and the Family […]

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

South Florida’s climate change solutions

South Florida’s climate change solutions

By Eric Barton There’s no doubt among scientists that the climate is changing and the seas are rising, and so […]

Brain research: A collaborative effort at FIU

Brain research: A collaborative effort at FIU

FIU faculty are collaborating across the disciplines on projects related to neuroscience and, specifically, the brain. In addition to the […]

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 […]