Research

An early fascination with the eye, born partly out of a desire to learn why her own eyesight was poor, has helped Noel Ziebarth conduct successful research into the most valued of the senses.

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Cultivating empathy: Selfless acts are good for others and good for you

University of Miami scholars are exploring the value of empathy and compassion on a person’s self-worth and the world around them.

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Cultivating empathy: Selfless acts are good for others and good for you

University of Miami scholars are exploring the value of empathy and compassion on a person’s self-worth and the world around them.

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Cultivating empathy: Selfless acts are good for others and good for you

University of Miami scholars are exploring the value of empathy and compassion on a person’s self-worth and the world around them.

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Cultivating empathy: Selfless acts are good for others and good for you

University of Miami scholars are exploring the value of empathy and compassion on a person’s self-worth and the world around them.

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Researchers tackle racial inequality

Seven teams of professors from a range of disciplines were awarded funding through a U-LINK social equity rapid response challenge.

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Researchers tackle racial inequality

Seven teams of professors from a range of disciplines were awarded funding through a U-LINK social equity rapid response challenge.

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Researchers tackle racial inequality

Seven teams of professors from a range of disciplines were awarded funding through a U-LINK social equity rapid response challenge.

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Conspiracy theories abound this election season

A University of Miami political scientist and expert on the subject explains why these theories are gathering steam this fall.

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Conspiracy theories abound this election season

A University of Miami political scientist and expert on the subject explains why these theories are gathering steam this fall.

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Sea Secrets lecture unlocks keys to aquaculture

A special edition of the Rosenstiel School’s series offers a window into its aquaculture program, which collaborates with global businesses to improve the thriving industry.

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Sea Secrets lecture unlocks keys to aquaculture

A special edition of the Rosenstiel School’s series offers a window into its aquaculture program, which collaborates with global businesses to improve the thriving industry.

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Nanotechnology experts meet to share new ideas

The 13th annual NanoFlorida conference was hosted by the University of Miami last Friday and about 500 people tuned in virtually to learn about advances in the field from two pioneers.

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Nanotechnology experts meet to share new ideas

The 13th annual NanoFlorida conference was hosted by the University of Miami last Friday and about 500 people tuned in virtually to learn about advances in the field from two pioneers.

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Without federal protection, hundreds of imperiled species face greater peril

With the federal Endangered Species Act in danger, University of Miami researchers find that state protections won’t safeguard many threatened plants and animals.

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Are political polls reliable?

Casey Klofstad, political science professor, explains why and how voters should pay attention to polls.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Scientist takes a closer look at the genome

With a $1.82 million grant, computer scientist and bioinformatic researcher Zheng Wang is poised to help researchers see every aspect of the genome in super-resolution 3D.

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Scientist takes a closer look at the genome

With a $1.82 million grant, computer scientist and bioinformatic researcher Zheng Wang is poised to help researchers see every aspect of the genome in super-resolution 3D.

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center receives transformational $126 million gift

Sylvester, part of UHealth and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will use the anonymous gift—the largest in the University’s history—to propel into its next chapter of excellence.

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Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center receives transformational $126 million gift

Sylvester, part of UHealth and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, will use the anonymous gift—the largest in the University’s history—to propel into its next chapter of excellence.

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Having a doctor who shares the race of their patients may ease pain

New research suggests that Black patients may have less pain and anxiety when treated by a physician of their own race.

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Having a doctor who shares the race of their patients may ease pain

New research suggests that Black patients may have less pain and anxiety when treated by a physician of their own race.

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Researchers share novel ways to restore South Florida’s coral reefs

In the second “Climate Café,” professors from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science described the history of Florida’s coral reef research and how they are working to revive the Florida Reef Tract in the face of climate change.

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Researchers share novel ways to restore South Florida’s coral reefs

In the second “Climate Café,” professors from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science described the history of Florida’s coral reef research and how they are working to revive the Florida Reef Tract in the face of climate change.

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In corporate finance, a ‘divorce’ is sometimes the best decision

A newly released study, by Miami Herbert Business School experts on mergers and acquisitions, uses a social-finance lens to understand what doomed these partnerships.

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In corporate finance, a ‘divorce’ is sometimes the best decision

A newly released study, by Miami Herbert Business School experts on mergers and acquisitions, uses a social-finance lens to understand what doomed these partnerships.

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Termite-fishing chimpanzees provide clues to the evolution of technology

Researchers, who remotely videotaped a generation of wild chimpanzees learning to use tools, gain insights into how technology came to define human culture.

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Termite-fishing chimpanzees provide clues to the evolution of technology

Researchers, who remotely videotaped a generation of wild chimpanzees learning to use tools, gain insights into how technology came to define human culture.

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Pandemic spurs a burst of technology innovation

University experts say the COVID-19 crisis is encouraging the next revolution in computing and discovery, with more to come.

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Pandemic spurs a burst of technology innovation

University experts say the COVID-19 crisis is encouraging the next revolution in computing and discovery, with more to come.

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