Posts tagged with: "Research"

FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

FIU researcher: Home blood pressure monitoring kits can save money and lives

Keeping a home-blood pressure monitoring kit at home, may not only help save lives, but help save money. According to […]

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants with a clear hand preference show advanced language ability as toddlers

Infants who exhibit a consistent right hand preference are more likely to develop advanced language skills by age two, according […]

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

A lawyer drawn to prisoner’s rights: A portrait of YALI Washington Fellow Danbala Garba

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. After completing law school in 2007, […]

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

Cooking uncovers environmental passion for Swaziland YALI fellow

This story is part of an on-going series spotlighting 2014 Washington Fellows at FIU. Lindiwe Dlamini, 32, is one of […]

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Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

Can a phone call from a nurse lower health care costs?

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African scholars at FIU as part of President Obama’s  Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

African scholars at FIU as part of President Obama’s Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Eric Ngondi, 29, is a water and environmental engineer who owns and operates a consulting company in Nairobi, Kenya. After […]

OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

OCD patients benefit from family-inclusive treatments, says FIU psychologist

One in 40 adults in the United States have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). That means that among the 54,000 students […]

FIU NSF Fellow Carla Abad and her mentor Shannon Pruden.

Students receive prestigious NSF fellowships

Three FIU doctoral students were named National Science Foundation (NSF) fellows as part of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program […]

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

Science magazine goes batty for Bohn

FIU biologist Kirsten Bohn has made a career out of music, but she’s not a performer or a record producer. She’s […]

Heithaus named interim dean of Arts & Sciences

Heithaus named interim dean of Arts & Sciences

Mike Heithaus has been named interim dean of the FIU College of Arts & Sciences, effective July 1. Heithaus, who […]

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FIU marks 10 years of solving the global water crisis

FIU marks 10 years of solving the global water crisis

A decade ago, FIU set out to make a difference in the global water crisis. Through a partnership with the […]

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Non-native English speakers may be judged unfairly in interrogations

Non-native English-speaking Hispanics may be viewed as lying more often when being questioned than native-speakers, according to a study by […]

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FIU study reveals tie between mothers with ADHD and children with ADHD or autism

An FIU study led by psychologist Erica D. Musser breaks new ground in the understanding of the link between parents […]

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant gives students opportunity to conduct research in Latin America

Tinker Foundation Field Research Grant gives students opportunity to conduct research in Latin America

FIU’s Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) has awarded 18 graduate students the Tinker Field Research Grant. The Tinker Foundation […]

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Terrorist attacks put children at risk for PTSD

Children exposed to large amounts of media coverage following a terrorist attack can develop serious mental health difficulties, regardless of […]