Workshop to Teach About Dangers of Invasive Lionfish

Workshop to Teach About Dangers of Invasive Lionfish

Responding to a venomous lionfish invasion in Florida’s coastal waters, UCF will co-host a community workshop Thursday, June 18, about the species that’s threatening native fish and how to get rid of them. The Invasive Lionfish Collecting and Handling Workshop will be held 6-8 p.m. in the UCF Biology Field Research Center, Bldg. 92 on […]

UCF’s Sea Turtle Research Subject of PBS Show Tonight

UCF marine biologist Kate Mansfield and her ongoing work with endangered sea turtles is the focus of a PBS episode of “Changing Seas,” which debuts at 8 p.m. today on WPBT2. The show focuses on Mansfield’s breakthrough research tracking and discovering what young sea turtles do after they head to sea. The episode, called “Sea […]

Seminole County Students Get Hands-On STEM Experience at UCF

How can we build the STEM research pipeline, and what does it take to create STEM career pathways for high school students? Thanks to the University of Central Florida’s leadership in the fields of engineering, science, and education, students throughout central Florida can gain unique experiences in a variety of science-related fields. One of the […]

UCF's Mansfield Keynote Speaker at International Sea Turtle Symposium

Biology assistant professor Kate Mansfield and five of her graduate students are headed to Turkey this week to present at the 35th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Mansfield, who earlier this month gained international attention for a study about young turtles swimming with a purpose, is one of the four keynote speakers. […]