Friday, November 25, 2016
UNF: When the Going Gets Negative, Recruit Working Memory

Working memory, the ability to process information, may play an important role in coping with negative life events, according to a new study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida.  ..

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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
UNF Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Study Aging and Lifespan

Dr. John Hatle, a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $430,000 by the National Institutes of Health to continue his research studying how a reduced diet can slow aging and extend lifespan in simple animals.  ..

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
UNF Researchers Show Running Barefoot Improves Working Memory

Working memory, our ability to recall and process information, is used throughout our lifespan. By improving it, we may be able to realize gains in key areas, from school to work to retirement. ..

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Monday, April 25, 2016
UNF Professors Awarded NIH Grant for Unique Adaptive Toy Project

Professors in the School of Engineering and the Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences at UNF were awarded a grant for more than $85,000 by the National Institutes of Health to continue the development of a team-based course to develop adaptive battery-powered toy cars for children with developmental disabilities. ..

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
UNF: Visual Working Memory May Provide Clues to Autism’s Social Struggles

Poor visual working memory can play an important role in the struggles experienced by autistic children, according to a new study conducted by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of North Florida.  ..

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Saturday, November 21, 2015
UNF Partners with Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain to Establish 3-D Printing Lab

The new lab, in the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, is dedicated to the study, analysis, research and development of 3-D printing technologies. ..

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
UNF Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Nanomanufacturing Research

Researchers in the departments of Chemistry and Physics at the University of North Florida were recently awarded a three-year research grant totaling $250,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop new nanomanufacturing techniques for the electronics and communications industries. ..

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Friday, September 04, 2015
UNF Engineering Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Coastal Research and Education

Dr. Bill Dally, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an amphibious remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for coastal research and education.  ..

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
UNF Researchers Reveal Climbing a Tree Can Improve Cognitive Skills

The study, led by Drs. Ross Alloway, a research associate, and Tracy Alloway, an associate professor, is the first to show that proprioceptively dynamic activities, like climbing a tree, done over a short period of time have dramatic working memory benefits.  ..

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
UNF Physics Professor Awarded NSF Grant for Nanotechnology Research

Researchers at the University of North Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recently awarded a three-year collaborative research grant to advance research in the fields of nanotechnology and nanoscience. With this funding, UNF and MIT will work together to better understand and improve a type of ultra-sensitive, ultra-fast light detector.  ..

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