UF Research Category Subscribe to RSS Feed

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants 2022

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants 2022

Published: Jan 18th, 2022

  Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2022 The UF Biodiversity Institute encourages interdisciplinary research and training with three main foci: (1) discovery of biodiversity, (2) using big data – informatics, modeling, […]

What are coronaviruses?

What are coronaviruses?

Published: Apr 1st, 2020

Reposted from original blog, published on July 16, 2018 By Julie T. Shapiro, UFBI Fellow You might not have heard of coronaviruses, but maybe you have heard of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory […]

Biodiversity Observers: Leveraging Tourism for Conservation Science

Biodiversity Observers: Leveraging Tourism for Conservation Science

Published: Mar 27th, 2020

By Shane Feyers In a joint effort between UF’s Schools of Natural Resources & Environment, Forest Resources & Conservation, and Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, researchers developed a new tool for […]

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2020

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2020

Published: Feb 6th, 2020

  Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2020 The UF Biodiversity Institute encourages interdisciplinary research and training with three main foci: (1) discovery of biodiversity, (2) using big data – informatics, modeling, […]

Lepidoptera in Florida

Lepidoptera in Florida

Published: Oct 23rd, 2019

Insects are the most specious group of organisms and provide a variety of ecological services. At any given time an estimated 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) individual insects may be alive. Right […]

No disaster is natural

No disaster is natural

Published: Feb 22nd, 2019

By Maíra Irigaray and Jason von Meding, Djair Sergio de Freitas Junior Should the Brumadinho dam collapse be framed as corporate incompetence or a crime against people and nature? The latest […]

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019

Published: Jan 14th, 2019

Faculty Interdisciplinary Seed Grants, 2019 The UF Biodiversity Institute encourages interdisciplinary research and training with three main foci: (1) discovery of biodiversity, (2) using big data – informatics, modeling, computation […]

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Fearless Science: Fellow Jessica Whelpley Explores Deep Sea

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

By Jessica Whelpley By Stephenie Livingston/UF News “The deep sea is a harsh, otherworldly environment few humans get the chance to see. That is, without advanced technology. This month, University of […]

UniBioQuest 2018 Participant Testimonials Are a Big Deal!

UniBioQuest 2018 Participant Testimonials Are a Big Deal!

Published: Jul 19th, 2018

    This past March-April 2018, QuestaGame held a new annual competition, “University bioQuest: Universities Prepare for Global Competition to Map Nature.” The competition was part of a mobile gaming […]

On the Number of Species

On the Number of Species

Published: Mar 14th, 2018

By Jonathan Spoelhof When reading about biodiversity, it’s common to find a sentence like this: “There are an estimated 352,000 species of flowering plants, or angiosperms1”. It’s also common to […]