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Dr. Corene Matyas’ Why Science? story about how she studies Tropical Hurricanes

Published: Aug 16th, 2019

#GeoGator Dr. Corene Matyas recently talked with the Florida Museum of Natural History about how she studies Tropical Cyclones as part of their Why Science? series.  

Dr. Matyas Talks Hurricanes and Superstorms With the Streaming Science Podcast

Published: Jul 4th, 2019

Dr. Corene Matyas was featured on the latest Streaming Science Podcast as part of their Science of Superstorms series. In this episode of the Science of Superstorms, University of Florida… Read More

Insecticide Resistance Threatens the Control of Mosquito-Borne Disease in Ecuador

Published: Jun 24th, 2019

GAINESVILLE – In the battle against vector borne disease, mosquito control using insecticides is an essential tool. But what happens when that tool starts to fail, and how do you… Read More

Dr. Krithi Karanath named 2019 Rolex Achievement Laureate

Published: Jun 15th, 2019

GeoGator, Chief Conservation Scientist at the Centre for Wildlife Studies, and  adjunct faculty member at Duke University and India’s National Centre for Biological Sciences, Dr. Krithi Karanath has just been… Read More

Doctoral Students Working at NASA DEVELOP

Published: Jun 11th, 2019

Doctoral students, Carly Muir and Ryan Good, have been selected to participate in the NASA DEVELOP Program during summer 2019 through Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Part of NASA’s Applied… Read More

Dr. Matyas utilizes SEC Faculty Award to mentor women in STEM

Published: May 1st, 2019

  Dr. Corene Matyas received a 2018-2019 Faculty Award from the Southeastern Conference to visit two SEC universities. In October 2018, she visited Mississippi State University where she was hosted… Read More

“This is a much stronger storm than they’ve had in recorded history.” – Dr. Matyas speaks with the BBC about Tropical Cyclone Idai and Tropical Cyclone Kenneth

Published: Apr 29th, 2019

UF’s Dr. Corene Matyas recently spoke with the BBC about Tropical Cyclone Idai and Tropical Cyclone Kenneth: “This is a much stronger storm than they’ve had in recorded history.” Listen… Read More

Cyclone Idai: ‘My family needs to eat, I don’t know how we will survive’

Published: Apr 29th, 2019

UF Geography Associate Professor and Meteorologist Dr. Corene Matyas was recently interviewed by The Guardian about the impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai on Mozambique: Corene Matyas, an associate professor at… Read More

Dr. Corene Matyas named Undergraduate Teacher of the Year!

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

The Office of the Provost Announces 2019 Awardees Undergraduate Teacher of the Year Dr. Corene Matyas  

New maps show where mosquitoes will invade Ecuador’s Andes mountains

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

Blood sucking insects such as the Yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, are more than just a nuisance in Ecuador, they also spread diseases such as dengue fever, chikungunya and Zika.… Read More