ResearchOne Includes Wide Variety of Interdisciplinary Events

Annual research celebration features speakers, exhibits, film festival and more.

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 30, 2010) – ResearchOne, USF's third annual Research Week of events, will be held Oct. 11 – 15 to celebrate USF research with a broad spectrum of events throughout the USF Tampa campus. Events listed below are free and open to the public.

· The Kick-Off Event on Monday, Oct. 11, from 9 – 11:15 a.m. “Tracking the Spill,” features USF Marine Scientists discussing their research and pivotal role in the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, and including displays of equipment used on board the Weatherbird starting at 8:30. The event will be held in the IDRB Galleria. The Mote Marine Laboratory Mobile Exhibit will be on display just outside, from 11:30 – 3:30, in the USF Research Park parking lot.

· USF Health symposium “Research Means Hope: News from the Front Lines,” with breakout sessions on Alzheimer's Disease, Adult Stem Cells and Cell Therapies, Juvenile Diabetes, and Drug Development for World-Wide Killers on Tuesday Oct. 12 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Nursing Atrium and USF Health Rotunda.

· L. Tammy Duckworth, Assistant Secretary for Veterans Affairs, and a disabled veteran, will be the keynote speaker at the AccessiBull / Veterans Reintegration event at the Marshall Student Center on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 12 noon.

· Global Sustainability Film Festival will feature a different film, with discussion and reception, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., in the Oval Theatre, Marshall Student Center.

· Carlos Garaicoa Exhibition at the Contemporary Art Museum will be open each day all week from 10:00 – 5:00.

· Interdisciplinary Research Exhibition on Monday, Oct. 11, from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. and Global Research Poster Session on Friday, Oct. 15, from 10:00 am – 2:00 p.m. Both events will be held in the IDRB Galleria and will feature exhibits and posters by USF researchers. The Monday event will be followed by presentation of the Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards, and the Friday session by the recognition of Student Researchers.

· College of Engineering Research Day in the IDRB Galleria on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

· College of Community & Behavioral Sciences panel discussion “Pearls & Pitfalls of Community Partnered Research: Examples from the Field” on Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in the Westside A Conference Room.

· Graduate School Research Symposium Thursday, Oct. 14 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the IDRB Galleria, featuring a keynote address at 12:15 p.m. by Dr. Paul R. Sanberg, “Translating research to invention for the entrepreneurial student: a personal perspective” in the Oak View Room.

· Graphicstudio tour and open house on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., 3207 Spectrum Boulevard, Suite 100 in the USF Research Park. Graphicstudio is internationally recognized for its research into the visual arts. Leading contemporary artists have conducted residencies in its Tampa studios, and the art produced is in major public and private collections worldwide. A wide variety of the art is on display, and faculty and staff will offer behind-the-scenes tours and artmaking demonstrations.

· College of Education poster presentation of faculty and graduate student research “Educational Research: Promulgating Best Practices for High Student Achievement, Teacher and Leadership Efficacy,” in the TECO Room from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on Thursday, Oct 14.

Sponsored by the Office of Research & Innovation, ResearchOne 2010 takes place Oct. 11-15, and celebrates the work of USF faculty, staff and student researchers, scientists, scholars and inventors with a variety of speakers, poster presentations, displays, lab tours, award ceremonies and more.

A complete calendar of ResearchOne events can be found here.

ResearchOne sponsors include: Florida High Tech Corridor; Smith and Hopen, P.A.; Draper Laboratory and Embassy Suites Hotel / Tampa-USF near Busch Gardens

ResearchOne Contacts:
Sponsorships: Judy Lowry, 974-3181,
Event Scheduling: Lynn Cooil, 974-8124,