UCF Study Examines First Responder Stress and Support Needs

UCF Study Examines First Responder Stress and Support Needs

Anastasia Miller understands the stress experienced by first responders, having worked as an emergency medical technician and firefighter before enrolling in the public affairs doctoral program at UCF. In fact these work experiences led her to study support strategies and burnout among first responders as her dissertation research, which she will defend next month. Her […]

New UCF Research: Damage To Tiny Protein Function Leads To Heart Disease

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has identified for the first time a tiny liver protein that when disrupted can lead to the nation’s top killer – cardiovascular disease – as well as fatty liver disease, a precursor to cancer. The chief culprit in disabling the protein’s delicate mechanics is a fatty acid found in […]

UCF Blood Drives: June 20 and June 27

Hundreds have lined up at UCF this week to give blood in an outpouring of support from the campus and Central Florida communities, and blood drives will continue on campus the next two weeks. UCF will host Big Red Buses from One Blood outside the Student Union on Monday, June 20 from 11 a.m. to […]

Stressed at Work? Your Tweets May Be Giving You Away

Those looking for a job can get a good idea of how stressful working for a potential employer may be by looking at its employees’ Twitter traffic. That’s the implication of a new study published in Applied Psychology by assistant professor Wei Wang, director of UCF’s Computational Psychology Laboratory. His work seeks to make sense […]