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NSF supports Faculty Affiliate Yanshuo Sun's development of technology aid for transportation-disadvantaged individuals

Transportation-disadvantaged individuals have vital mobility needs. For some, getting to a medical appointment, employment, school or other life-sustaining services can be a daunting barrier due to a disability, age or income. There are many challenges to providing and accessing reliable transportation — a problem engineering researchers look to mitigate with a new platform.

Neil Charness, Walter Boot to go to France for CREATE workshop on designing for older adults

Neil Charness, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Successful Longevity, and Walter Boot, Ph.D., a Faculty Affiliate of the institute, will be in Bordeaux, France, in late September to meet with other researchers in a workshop on their CREATE project, which focuses on designing technology for older adults.

ISL Brown Bag on September 20 - 'Who We Are Shapes How We Cognitively Age?'

You are invited to hear Damaris Aschwanden, Ph.D., speak on “Who We Are Shapes How We Cognitively Age? Personality & Cognitive Health in Late Life,” the first presentation in the ISL Brown Bag Series for Fall 2021.

Robert Hickner, Michael Ormsbee and team win NIH grant to explore resistance training and type 2 diabetes

Professors Michael Ormsbee, left, and Robert Hickner have received a National Institutes of Health grant to examine how resistance training could potentially help prevent type 2 diabetes.

By Kathleen Haughney, University Communications

Research center led by ISL Faculty Affiliate Eren Ozguven part of FSU's new Big Bets initiative

A research center led by Eren Erman Ozguven, Associate Professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is among three institutes featured in a new Florida State University initiative designed to amplify centers and institutes that are doing high-profile, public-impact research and connect them with donors interested in pursuing big questions.

Brad Schmidt, Distinguished Research Professor, joins the Institute for Successful Longevity

Dr. Norman B. (Brad) Schmidt, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology, has joined the Institute for Successful Longevity as a Faculty Affiliate.

ISL Faculty Affiliate Angelina Sutin quoted in Time article on how older adults can maintain their cognitive abilities

Professor Angelina Sutin of FSU’s College of Medicine is quoted in a Time article on steps older adults can take to maintain their cognitive abilities. Sutin, a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, tells Time of the dangers of social isolation and how hearing loss, common among older adults, can magnify the problem.

Eren Erman Ozguven, ISL Faculty Affiliate and director of the RIDER Center, quoted in the Palm Beach Post

Eren Erman Ozguven, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and a Faculty Affiliate of the Institute for Successful Longevity, is quoted by the Palm Beach Post in an article looking at whether new residents of Florida understand what they need to do to prepare for hurricane season: