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Yaacov Petscher

USAID and Florida State University researchers partner to establish Nigerian Center for Reading Research And Development

Acquiring reading skills can be difficult in an ideal setting, let alone an environment affected by crisis or conflict. That, however, is the harsh reality more than 2 million children living in northern Nigeria face each day. With the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), a new partnership between researchers at Florida […]

FSU scientists ink deals to send technologies to marketplace

Zika drugs to stop microcephaly. A tool to help teachers sort through troves of testing data to see who is struggling and where. Plasma technology that could help organic farmers better care for their crops. Those are just a few of the new Florida State University-driven technologies that are being licensed to companies that will […]

FSU faculty win GAP awards to take science from lab to market

Three Florida State University faculty members will receive financial support from the university to transport their innovative research from the laboratory to the marketplace. The Office of the Vice President Research will split a pot of $110,000 among three researchers to build a new education application, a technology to track ocean currents and a novel […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: March 2017

HONORS & AWARDS Robert Schwartz, Ph.D. (Education), was selected as the recipient of NASPA’s 2017 Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member. The award, named for a dean and professor emeritus at Indiana University, recognizes a full-time, tenured faculty member in a graduate preparation program who has inspired and guided […]

FSU researchers win grants to propel research into business ideas

Four Florida State University researchers are receiving grants from the university to take promising research from the lab bench to the global marketplace. Researchers Yaacov Petscher, Scott Stagg, Joseph Schlenoff and Biwu Ma will receive a combined total of more than $150,000 to work on projects such as creating an application that helps teachers properly […]