UWF Students Research Highlighted at Science Conference

The UWF Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering and the CEDB were sponsors of the event for the first time.

UWF Professor Studies Apple Snail, Endangered Snail Kites

For more than 20 years, Darby has researched both apple snail and snail kite ecology, sampling the wetlands they inhabit from Orlando to the Everglades.

UWF Professor Finds Rare Sturgeon Using Environmental DNA

The Alabama sturgeon is critically endangered, so much so that some believed the species had become extinct.

CEDB Looks Beyond Microbial Biology for New Research Projects

The CEDB is participating in two research consortia financially supported by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, which was funded following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

Research, Development of New Projects Involves Inevitable Setbacks

Thomas Asmuth’s project uses remotely operated submersibles to collect data and images of the turbidity of water.

Students Explore Different Health Professions During UWF Summer Camp

The hands-on structure of the camp followed the guidelines of high-impact learning, which is designed to engage students directly rather than have them learn from traditional lecture-style teaching.

UWF Professor Conducts Oral Health Assessments in Ecuador

Tooth decay is the most common chronic children’s disease. Dr. Denice Curtis has been doing her part to spread the word about good dental health.

UWF Professor to Be Featured in ‘Shark Week’ Coverage

Daly-Engel, who researches the evolution of shark reproductive strategies, was interviewed by the Discovery Channel and is expected be part of the online content that accompanies its popular week of shark-centered television programming.

UWF Professor, Students Monitoring Shark Nursery Habitats

The team’s research is part of the Gulf of Mexico Shark Pupping and Nursery project.

UWF Students Play Important Role in BioBlitz

Students were among those leading teams of citizen scientists that surveyed plants and animals at the first Gulf Islands BioBlitz and Biodiversity Festival.

Dr. Phillip Schmutz teaches students to use ranging poles while mapping.

Dr. Phillip Schmutz Studies Beach, Coastal Changes

Schmutz studies geomorphology, and he and his students survey the beach and dune systems to measure how they change over time.

This stock photo displays two scuba divers swimming in the ocean.

UWF Professors Contribute to Study of Genetic Diversity Within Coral Reefs

A recently published study shows that areas of coral reef undisturbed by human activity or climate change tend to contain the most genetic diversity, providing important insight into the best ways to monitor and preserve coral reef biodiversity.