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Warm ocean temperatures combined with neutral El Niño conditions could make this hurricane season one of the most active on record. And then there is the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Survey analyzes frontline health care workers’ stress

Guerda Nicolas, a professor of the School of Education and Human Development, created the research that aims to reveal the strain faced and help provide a remedy.

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Survey analyzes frontline health care workers’ stress

Guerda Nicolas, a professor of the School of Education and Human Development, created the research that aims to reveal the strain faced and help provide a remedy.

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Survey analyzes frontline health care workers’ stress

Guerda Nicolas, a professor of the School of Education and Human Development, created the research that aims to reveal the strain faced and help provide a remedy.

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Survey analyzes frontline health care workers’ stress

Guerda Nicolas, a professor of the School of Education and Human Development, created the research that aims to reveal the strain faced and help provide a remedy.

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Research shows less pollution in Key Biscayne beach after shutdown

Levels of bacteria dropped only days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of recreational waters, leading University of Miami investigators to speculate that beachgoers were the source of the contamination.

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Research shows less pollution in Key Biscayne beach after shutdown

Levels of bacteria dropped only days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of recreational waters, leading University of Miami investigators to speculate that beachgoers were the source of the contamination.

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Research shows less pollution in Key Biscayne beach after shutdown

Levels of bacteria dropped only days after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of recreational waters, leading University of Miami investigators to speculate that beachgoers were the source of the contamination.

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Why female leaders are proving to be so effective in responding to the pandemic

Political science professor Louise K. Davidson-Schmich writes that women who received the most credit for their handling of the health crisis “sought to empathize with the public’s myriad concerns.”

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Why female leaders are proving to be so effective in responding to the pandemic

Political science professor Louise K. Davidson-Schmich writes that women who received the most credit for their handling of the health crisis “sought to empathize with the public’s myriad concerns.”

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Find more satisfaction by changing daily routines, study says

New research jointly conducted by the University of Miami and New York University suggests that mixing up isolation routines could lead to more joy during the pandemic.

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Find more satisfaction by changing daily routines, study says

New research jointly conducted by the University of Miami and New York University suggests that mixing up isolation routines could lead to more joy during the pandemic.

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A new survey sheds light on ‘vulnerable’ cannabis users

The international study led by the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies aims to help guide public policy about marijuana use amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A new survey sheds light on ‘vulnerable’ cannabis users

The international study led by the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies aims to help guide public policy about marijuana use amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Researchers groom corals to combat coastal erosion

The interdisciplinary Coastal Resilience Project team is researching ways to make corals more effective in preserving coastlines and waterfront properties.

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Cinematic voyage across the globe’s oceans captivates and educates

The Ocean Health Voyage, an online educational platform produced by a University of Miami professor and award-winning filmmaker, is now offered to members of the Hemispheric University Consortium.

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Scholar touts the advantages of touch

Renowned researcher Tiffany M. Field explains the importance of the natural phenomenon of touch at a time when physical contact is taboo because of COVID-19.

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2020 Library Research Scholars and Adobe Scholars to showcase their research

Four undergraduates will virtually present projects to celebrate the completion of the University of Miami Libraries’ unique immersive research program.

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2020 Library Research Scholars and Adobe Scholars to showcase their research

Four undergraduates will virtually present projects to celebrate the completion of the University of Miami Libraries’ unique immersive research program.

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Rainfall helped uncork Hawaii’s powerful Kilauea volcano

In a NASA-funded project, University volcanologists studied how extreme rainfall may have triggered the massive eruption of what could be the world’s most active volcano.

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Rainfall helped uncork Hawaii’s powerful Kilauea volcano

In a NASA-funded project, University volcanologists studied how extreme rainfall may have triggered the massive eruption of what could be the world’s most active volcano.

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Will the summer heat save us from COVID-19?

Cases of influenza wane with the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere. Could the same seasonality hold true for the novel coronavirus? Experts are unsure.

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Will the summer heat save us from COVID-19?

Cases of influenza wane with the arrival of summer in the northern hemisphere. Could the same seasonality hold true for the novel coronavirus? Experts are unsure.

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Fast-tracked research projects aim to respond quickly to mitigate effects of COVID-19

Twenty-four University of Miami research teams have received rapid response grants to undertake innovative projects that will provide critical information about the novel coronavirus.

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Fast-tracked research projects aim to respond quickly to mitigate effects of COVID-19

Twenty-four University of Miami research teams have received rapid response grants to undertake innovative projects that will provide critical information about the novel coronavirus.

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How deadly is the coronavirus?

As the U.S. prepares for an anticipated spike in COVID-19, the difficulty in pinning down an exact mortality rate provides uncertainty at a difficult time.

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How deadly is the coronavirus?

As the U.S. prepares for an anticipated spike in COVID-19, the difficulty in pinning down an exact mortality rate provides uncertainty at a difficult time.

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Research continues amid coronavirus disruptions as students and faculty adjust

Anastasiya Plotnikova, an undergraduate student majoring in biology and marine science at the University of Miami, and her mentors share their experience of research away from the lab.

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Research continues amid coronavirus disruptions as students and faculty adjust

Anastasiya Plotnikova, an undergraduate student majoring in biology and marine science at the University of Miami, and her mentors share their experience of research away from the lab.

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Photomosaics lead to more research to help save the ocean’s reefs

A University of Miami scientist is awarded a Pew grant to study coral reef restoration in the Caribbean.

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Photomosaics lead to more research to help save the ocean’s reefs

A University of Miami scientist is awarded a Pew grant to study coral reef restoration in the Caribbean.

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