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.

July 25-26 workshop focused on proposal tips for NIH tech transfer programs

Posted July 18, 2018

Nebraska researchers interested in partnering with small businesses are invited to attend a July 25-26 workshop aimed at providing proposal development strategies for two of the National Institutes of Health’s major technology commercialization programs.


Deadline quickly approaching for final Jumpstart workshop

Posted July 18, 2018

July 25 is the deadline for University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty to apply for the Office of Research and Economic Development’s final Jumpstart workshop on funding opportunities related to pathogen-host interactions.


July 24 program director visit offers NSF funding insights

Posted July 18, 2018

An interactive presentation on July 24 will provide University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty with a better understanding of National Science Foundation funding opportunities for K-12 and informal STEM education and cyberlearning.


Submit your successes for 2018 booklet

Posted July 12, 2018

Faculty are invited to submit information for the 2018 Major Sponsored Programs and Faculty Awards booklet, an annual publication produced by the Office of Research and Economic Development. Sept. 13 is the submission deadline.


Core Facility Grant Program taking applications for FY 2019

Posted July 11, 2018

The University of Nebraska is extending a grant program to encourage faculty researchers across all four campuses to employ NU core facilities in their research projects. The program is accepting applications for 2018-2019.


Chemist’s sensors detect metal ions

Posted July 2, 2018

The color of a firework comes from using a specific metal ion. These ions are helpful for boosting fireworks’ brilliance. But in other contexts, they can be harmful. Nebraska chemist Rebecca Lai is developing sensors to detect potential environmental problems.


Summer Research Program paves students’ way to Nebraska

Posted July 1, 2018

More than 100 students from across the U.S. are participating in Nebraska’s Summer Research Program, the second largest of its kind in the Big Ten Conference. Three students weigh in on why they value their experience at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Top Awards from Public Sponsors, May 2018

Posted June 29, 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 April 16, 2018, and May 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.



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