News for Researchers

Research News features information to enhance the success of our research, scholarship and creative activities. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Office of Research and Economic Development publishes the newsletter monthly to provide news about research, faculty resources, services, policies and procedures, accomplishments and coming events.

Not nightmares, but D.R.E.A.M.S.: Spiders topic of Hebets’ Nebraska Lecture

Posted September 28, 2018

In her Nov. 7 Nebraska Lecture, Husker biologist Eileen Hebets will discuss how her animal behavior and arachnid research is a source of “D.R.E.A.M.S.” – discovery, research, engagement, adventure, memories and success. Her presentation is 3:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union auditorium.


Save the date: Fall Research Fair, Nov. 6-8

Posted September 28, 2018

Opportunities to celebrate faculty accomplishments, learn how to partner with foundations and industry, and explore research interests are available at the fall Research Fair, Nov. 6-8.


Use training resources for Common Rule changes, IRB approvals

Posted September 28, 2018

The Institutional Review Board regularly offers training opportunities and resources that provide Nebraska researchers with the most current information available for the responsible conduct of research. A Common Rule training is set for Nov. 30, and an archived video of “When Do You Need IRB Approval: Collaborators, Data and Biospecimens” is available.


Accolades, September 2018

Posted September 27, 2018

Accolades are compiled from faculty and staff nominations, weekly Achievement columns published by University Communication, and college, center and departmental websites.


NSF advances pilot program to broaden participation in computing

Posted September 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering is expanding a pilot program launched last year aimed at broadening participation in the computing field.


Top Awards from Public Sponsors, August 2018

Posted September 27, 2018

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between July 16, 2018, and Aug. 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


Stay up-to-date with EHS safety training, resources

Posted September 27, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Environmental Health and Safety office is reminding campus researchers and staff to keep safety and compliance at the forefront this fall by completing bloodborne pathogens training, participating in National Biosafety Month and attending a ladder safety colloquium.


Guidance available for access to military data form

Posted September 27, 2018

The university’s Export Control Compliance Program has developed a new guidance document and request form for anyone requiring access to the DD Form 2345, the Militarily Critical Technical Data Agreement.



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