Posts tagged with: "Research"

Historian publishes dissertation, tribute to late father

Historian publishes dissertation, tribute to late father

When Rodney Earl Walton first laid his hands on a copy of his book Big Guns, Brave Men: Mobile Artillery Observers […]

Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

Fear of sharks helps preserve balance in the world’s oceans

A prey’s fear of a shark is critical to protecting ocean biodiversity, according to FIU researchers. Without this fear, a […]

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Wall of Wind helping USAID test shelters for hurricane relief

Wall of Wind helping USAID test shelters for hurricane relief

  USAID‘s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance is working with researchers at FIU’s Wall of Wind to test the strength […]

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U.S. Department of Defense awards $2.1 million in grants to university

U.S. Department of Defense awards $2.1 million in grants to university

Four FIU professors received grants this month from the U.S. Department of Defense totaling $2.1 million. More and more mobile […]

Grad student creates science team to examine Everglades restoration efforts

Grad student creates science team to examine Everglades restoration efforts

Jessica Lee is examining the impacts of ongoing water restoration efforts in the Everglades. A graduate student in the Department […]

Cuban Research Institute hosts conference on Cuban Diaspora and the Future

Cuban Research Institute hosts conference on Cuban Diaspora and the Future

From Thursday, May 23, 2013 to Saturday, May 25, 2013, the Cuban Research Institute will host the ninth biennial conference on […]

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High school students test rooftop models against hurricane force winds in Wall of Wind Challenge

High school students test rooftop models against hurricane force winds in Wall of Wind Challenge

Seven teams of Miami-Dade high school students have designed ways to reduce the impact of hurricane force winds on a […]

Mike Heithaus, left, tags a guitarfish in Shark Bay, Australia.

Heithaus Lab Blog launches with shark research trip to La Réunion

Mike Heithaus, executive director of the School of Environment, Arts and Society and marine sciences professor, has launched the Heithaus […]

Psychology professor recognized for HIV and drug abuse research

Psychology professor recognized for HIV and drug abuse research

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded psychology professor Raul Gonzalez the Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award for 2013. […]

Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

Department of Defense awards FIU seed funding for cyberspace research

In the next few months, FIU researchers will be doing their part to prevent the kind of high-tech cyberattacks that […]

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SEAS, Zoo Miami kick off “Zoo FIU” lecture series Friday May 17

SEAS, Zoo Miami kick off “Zoo FIU” lecture series Friday May 17

The School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) and Zoo Miami will kick off its “Zoo FIU” lecture series Friday, […]

Smtg to think abt: Texting could help reduce teen drinking

Smtg to think abt: Texting could help reduce teen drinking

Fourteen-year-old Sophia*, an eighth-grader in Miami-Dade County, sends her first text at 7:30 a.m. On school nights, her phone is […]

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Jag Khalsa (forefront), chief, Medical Consequences Branch, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences in the NIH, leads a panel discussion at the First Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium on Feb. 18.  
Seated, from left: Sahkrat Khisroev, FIU, Kendall Bryant, NIH, Christopher Weis, NIH, Mahendra Kumar, University of Miami, and Jaymohan Joseph, NIH.

FIU’s First Personalized Nanomedicine Symposium explores future of medicine

A specially designed vessel is released into the bloodstream to combat a blood clot, its mission to repair the damage […]

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DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

DOE-FIU fellows on solid path to employment

Hands-on research, high-level mentoring and summer internships will give 13 FIU students a leg up when it comes time to […]

Kevin Boswell (left) works up a seine haul of nearshore arctic habitats off the Beaufort Sea in the Arctic Ocean.

Marine scientist to explore Arctic shorelines, habitats

FIU Marine scientist Kevin Boswell is leading an effort to better understand the Arctic costal ecosystems and their contribution to Arctic productivity. […]