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.

Zavala named assistant vice chancellor for research

Posted February 5, 2018

Becky Zavala became assistant vice chancellor for research Jan. 5. She assumes the role previously held by Mike Zeleny, who became chief of staff and associate to the chancellor.


Accolades, January 2018

Posted February 2, 2018

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


Top Sponsored Programs, December 2017

Posted February 2, 2018

The following 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 Nov. 16, 2017, and Dec. 15, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.


Agencies update 2018 proposal guidelines

Posted February 2, 2018

Changes to National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation proposal guidelines are underway. These agencies, plus the Office of Research and Economic Development, offer resources to help investigators comply with federal requirements.


Research Council seeks 2018-2019 Nebraska Lecture nominations

Posted February 1, 2018

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Research Council is seeking nominations for faculty to present the Nebraska Lectures in fall 2018 and spring 2019. Nominations are due 5 p.m. March 12.


Applicants sought for faculty fellows program

Posted January 31, 2018

Applications are being accepted for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Executive Vice Chancellor Faculty Fellow program.


Seminar will highlight innovations in tissue sciences research

Posted January 31, 2018

The Department of Pathology and Microbiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is hosting a Feb. 19 presentation and open house focused on new technologies at its Tissue Sciences Facility, a state-of-the-art histology laboratory available to University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers.


Federal changes to human subjects regulations delayed until July 19

Posted January 18, 2018

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 15 other federal departments and agencies announced an interim final rule Jan. 17 that delays the effective date and general compliance date of the proposed Common Rule revisions by six months.



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