Research

In their first Climate Café, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science faculty members and students detailed some of the effects of climate change in 2020.

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University of Miami researcher makes a splash on ‘Shark Week’

Neil Hammerschlag provides a preview of what to expect during this year’s shark programming set to begin airing on the Discovery Channel on Aug. 9.

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University of Miami researcher makes a splash on ‘Shark Week’

Neil Hammerschlag provides a preview of what to expect during this year’s shark programming set to begin airing on the Discovery Channel on Aug. 9.

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University of Miami researcher makes a splash on ‘Shark Week’

Neil Hammerschlag provides a preview of what to expect during this year’s shark programming set to begin airing on the Discovery Channel on Aug. 9.

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University of Miami researcher makes a splash on ‘Shark Week’

Neil Hammerschlag provides a preview of what to expect during this year’s shark programming set to begin airing on the Discovery Channel on Aug. 9.

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Program provides strategies for parenting during a pandemic

A newly developed therapy aims to bolster child-rearing techniques during the age of COVID-19.

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Program provides strategies for parenting during a pandemic

A newly developed therapy aims to bolster child-rearing techniques during the age of COVID-19.

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Program provides strategies for parenting during a pandemic

A newly developed therapy aims to bolster child-rearing techniques during the age of COVID-19.

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From lynching to corporal punishment, researcher connects the dots perpetuating racism

As the nation confronts its racist legacy, sociologist Nick Petersen’s research exploring how institutions perpetuate inequalities takes on even more relevance.

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From lynching to corporal punishment, researcher connects the dots perpetuating racism

As the nation confronts its racist legacy, sociologist Nick Petersen’s research exploring how institutions perpetuate inequalities takes on even more relevance.

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Student enjoys being at the forefront of discovery

Employing her love for scientific inquiry that developed at a young age, Isadora Smith conducts research that could help lead to revolutionary treatments for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative disorders.

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Student enjoys being at the forefront of discovery

Employing her love for scientific inquiry that developed at a young age, Isadora Smith conducts research that could help lead to revolutionary treatments for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative disorders.

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Rosenstiel School to launch Climate Cafés series

The series of three virtual seminars will focus on climate science and research being conducted by Rosenstiel School faculty members and students.

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Rosenstiel School to launch Climate Cafés series

The series of three virtual seminars will focus on climate science and research being conducted by Rosenstiel School faculty members and students.

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Researchers use 3D printing to develop a reusable N95 mask

Miller School of Medicine professors and students are closing in on design that could address the worldwide shortage of the most effective mask against COVID-19.

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Quality of indoor air plummeted in some homes during COVID-19 shutdown

Environmental sensors placed in Miami- and Baltimore-area homes by University of Miami public health researcher Naresh Kumar recorded elevated levels of particulate matter, carbon monoxide, and other harmful substances during a two-month, stay-at-home period.

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Summer program for budding neuroscientists retains its buzz online

Forced by the pandemic to rethink its research-focused program for undergraduates, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has more than quadrupled its reach by moving to a remote format.

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Researchers gear up for preclinical testing of coronavirus vaccine

Immunologist Natasa Strbo and her team are using their work on vaccines for HIV, malaria, and Zika to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.

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Researchers gear up for preclinical testing of coronavirus vaccine

Immunologist Natasa Strbo and her team are using their work on vaccines for HIV, malaria, and Zika to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.

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Archivists are chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic

University of Miami Libraries has launched Documenting COVID-19: South Florida’s Pandemic Experience to collect valuable stories on how South Florida communities are dealing with the crisis.

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Archivists are chronicling the COVID-19 pandemic

University of Miami Libraries has launched Documenting COVID-19: South Florida’s Pandemic Experience to collect valuable stories on how South Florida communities are dealing with the crisis.

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New exhibition showcases the ‘Power of Science’

Groundbreaking scientific research and innovative discoveries from the University of Miami will be featured in a new, permanent exhibit opening this week at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami.

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New exhibition showcases the ‘Power of Science’

Groundbreaking scientific research and innovative discoveries from the University of Miami will be featured in a new, permanent exhibit opening this week at the Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami.

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Scientists examine why hurricane wind speeds vary within urban settings

Rosenstiel School researchers David Nolan, Brian McNoldy, James Hlywiak, and Jimmy Ge are using sophisticated supercomputer simulations to study how different landscapes, from suburban settings to large city centers, affect hurricane sustained winds and gusts.

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Scientists examine why hurricane wind speeds vary within urban settings

Rosenstiel School researchers David Nolan, Brian McNoldy, James Hlywiak, and Jimmy Ge are using sophisticated supercomputer simulations to study how different landscapes, from suburban settings to large city centers, affect hurricane sustained winds and gusts.

../stories/2020/06/scientists-examine-why-hurricane-wind-speeds-vary-within-urban-settings.html



Massive Saharan dust plume poised to impact the US

University of Miami researchers, who are preparing to gather data on the impending desert dust, discuss its impacts on the environment and health.

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Massive Saharan dust plume poised to impact the US

University of Miami researchers, who are preparing to gather data on the impending desert dust, discuss its impacts on the environment and health.

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National prison project tracks the pandemic behind bars

Public health scientists at the University of Miami and two other institutions launch the COVID Prison Project to encourage policies and procedures that protect one of the most vulnerable but least-cared-about populations.

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National prison project tracks the pandemic behind bars

Public health scientists at the University of Miami and two other institutions launch the COVID Prison Project to encourage policies and procedures that protect one of the most vulnerable but least-cared-about populations.

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Baby toadfish boom during quarantine

To the pleasant surprise of two marine biology professors at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Gulf toadfish in their labs successfully bred during a quiet time on campus.

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Baby toadfish boom during quarantine

To the pleasant surprise of two marine biology professors at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Gulf toadfish in their labs successfully bred during a quiet time on campus.

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