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.

UNL community invited to NIH director’s lectures in Omaha

Posted August 18, 2017

An opportunity for University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty, staff and graduate students to learn about National Institutes of Health scientific peer review, grant support and career opportunities is available Aug. 22. Richard Nakamura, director of the NIH Center for Scientific Review, will give two lectures that day as part of his Aug. 21-22 visit to the […]


DiRusso named interim associate vice chancellor

Posted August 7, 2017

Nebraska biochemist Concetta DiRusso has joined the Office of Research and Economic Development as interim associate vice chancellor for research and creative activities, effective July 1. Her focus is strengthening research centers and core facilities, enhancing transdisciplinary research and facilitating strategic planning.


NUtech internships offer a different perspective

Posted August 3, 2017

Each year, NUtech Ventures hires a cohort of University of Nebraska-Lincoln student interns who gain firsthand experience in screening university technologies, commercializing research and protecting intellectual property. For many, an internship is the first chance to learn how to move innovation from the laboratory to the marketplace.


Top Sponsored Programs, July 2017

Posted August 3, 2017

The awards list includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln between June 19, 2017, and July 17, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


US-Issued Patents, May-June 2017

Posted August 3, 2017

The patents list includes all U.S.-issued patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers from May 1, 2017, to June 30, 2017, as reported by NUtech Ventures.


Accolades, July 2017

Posted August 3, 2017

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


UNL joins SMART IRB

Posted August 2, 2017

The Institutional Review Board at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is now part of SMART IRB, an online reliance system that streamlines the process for IRB authorization agreements on investigator-initiated studies that involve multiple institutions.


Notifications of intent to submit for Science and Technology Centers program due Aug. 16

Posted August 2, 2017

The Office of Research and Economic Development is sponsoring a limited submission competition to select applicants for the National Science Foundation’s upcoming Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships program. Those interested in applying should provide notification of intent to submit by 5 p.m. CDT Aug. 16.



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