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Research at Nebraska Ensuring Quality Child Care for Military Families

Child care is a worry for military families amid frequent moves and deployments. Nebraska Extension leads a nationwide program to improve access to quality child care for military families living off base.

Read more about training for child care providers

Research at Nebraska Foiling Rice-Spoiling Fungus

Rice blast spoils between 10 and 30 percent of annual rice yields worldwide — enough to feed as many as 60 million people. Nebraska plant pathologists have identified a key fungal gene and protein that could help combat the disease.

Read more about this discovery

Research at Nebraska Cyber Barriers Keep Vehicles on Course

Half of all traffic deaths involve a lone vehicle running off the road. To help reduce single-vehicle crashes, Nebraska computer engineer Mehmet Can Vuran and his team are developing cyber barriers that can talk to cars.

Read more about cyber barrier technology

Research at Nebraska Reaching Across Nebraska Through Art

Internationally renowned for her abstract woodblock prints, Nebraska artist Karen Kunc’s art conveys pride in her Nebraska roots, but also aims to provoke. Her work invites viewers to question their role in shaping the landscape and nature.

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Research at Nebraska Targeting E. coli 's Threat to Food Safety

The U.S. beef industry – and the public – are benefiting from a major Nebraska-led effort to improve food safety. The five-year project is reducing the public’s risk from Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, or STEC, in the nation’s beef supply.

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Children and Families
Researchers examine tools to gauge childhood learning worldwide
December 13, 2017

A University of Nebraska research team is working with the United Nations and other international organizations to study the effectiveness of tools that measure early childhood development and learning worldwide.


Children and Families
Husker team earns $12 million to train state’s child and family services workforce
December 11, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has won a $12 million award from the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services to prepare newly hired child welfare professionals for their jobs strengthening Nebraska families and protecting children from neglect and abuse.


Computer Science
Lincoln to join Smart Gigabit Communities network
December 11, 2017

Lincoln, Nebraska is the newest participant in the Smart Gigabit Communities program, a National Science Foundation-funded network led by US Ignite Inc. that supports creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities.


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News for Researchers

New resource supports development of broader impacts for proposals
December 13, 2017
Celebration of child welfare award is today
December 11, 2017
NUtech honors Nebraska innovators at annual celebration
December 1, 2017
Nebraska launches defense research initiative
December 1, 2017
Accolades, November 2017
November 30, 2017
Top Sponsored Programs, October 2017
November 30, 2017
Dec. 7 training to address switch to Workspace
November 28, 2017
IACP open house is Dec. 6
November 28, 2017
Four Nebraska faculty named AAAS fellows
November 21, 2017
Research Fair concludes with faculty poster session, networking luncheon
November 9, 2017
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