An NSF grant renewal will continue research in the Everglades.
The 13 new inductees of the Department of Energy (DOE)-FIU Fellows program are being prepared to enter the DOE workforce in areas of technical need specific to environmental cleanup.
Environmental studies graduate Stephany Alvarez-Ventura '11 recently received a USDA grant to fund her research.
FIU marine scientist Kevin Boswell is leading an effort to better understand the Arctic costal ecosystems and their contribution to Arctic productivity.
From Rachmaninov to rock ’n’ roll, listening to music while studying may help some children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For some, music has similar positive effects to medication.
FIU researchers are exploring how combining telepresence and robots to help disabled police and soldiers get back into action.
FIU doctoral students Pamela Pimentel and Mario Consuegra receive prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, a distinction shared by numerous Nobel Prize winners, government and public policy leaders, and private industry trailblazers.
A new “innovation ecosystem” at FIU will move research from fundamentals to industry.
For centuries, an elusive larval creature with armor-like horns has kept its true identity a secret.
FIU will partner with North Carolina State University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Virginia on a national nanotechnology research effort to create small, wearable, self-powered devices that will help people monitor their health.
As public universities across the nation grapple with another of several challenging budget years, new faculty orientation day 2012 at FIU was truly an affirming event. This year’s new additions help to advance the university’s strategic plan of building an outstanding faculty to teach its diverse and growing student body and to conduct world-class research.
Researchers use models to observe patterns of light and sound.
Summer months brought a variety of interesting funding opportunities to FIU, from new grants to renewed funding for existing projects including the Center for Research on U.S. Latino HIV/AIDS and Drug Abuse (CRUSADA), Nuclear Research Interdisciplinary Program and STEM Transformation Institute.
FIU researchers are focused on developing new and better methods for screening synthetic drugs
At the DuMond Conservancy, FIU researchers and students conduct hands-on research on owl monkeys
FIU’s Global Water for Sustainability (GLOWS) program helps address the world’s growing water crisis
You may have heard stories about emergency rescues of plants or animals from habitats facing imminent destruction. This is one of those stories, except that the scope of the rescue is unprecedented and the transplantation itself was—and continues to be—of great scientific significance.
The WoW is the only university research facility capable of simulating Category 5 hurricane winds.
New gunpowder signature developed by FIU forensic researchers could tie a shooter to ammunition
Study finds restoring seagrass meadows may reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon stores