UNL faculty learned about these and other benefits of hosting an RDC during a presentation May 13 that drew nearly 140 people from UNL, other University of Nebraska campuses and potential collaborators. RDCs are partnerships between the research institutions that host them and the U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies. more …
Safety and security are front of mind for college campuses across the country.
UNL’s Police Department works to protect the campus, and the Emergency Planning and Preparedness team works with university departments and administration to develop emergency plans and procedures for adverse events. more …
Computer and data security are critical, often complex, concerns for researchers. UNL’s Information Technology security team can help researchers employ best practices and take advantage of security tools and services to protect research data, said Richard Haugerud, director of IT security for UNL Information Services. more …
While the spring semester has ended, our research activities continue. Summer is a great time both to recharge and to concentrate your creative energies on innovative research ideas.
I want to congratulate Professor Evgeny Tsymbal and his UNL physics colleagues, Peter Dowben, Kirill Belashchenko, Christian Binek, Alexei Gruverman and Xia Hong, for their recent major research funding success. They competed successfully to lead the new $7.125 million Center for NanoFerroic Devices, a national research collaboration funded by Semiconductor Research Corp. and the National
This large and prestigious award builds on our successful NSF-funded Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, the Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center and long-term investments through the university’s Programs of Excellence, the Nebraska Research Initiative and the University of Nebraska Foundation. more …
To satisfy the demand for ever-increasing computing power, the next generation in electronic devices must look to new technologies. Building on significant advances in UNL nanomaterials research, a team of UNL faculty will lead a new $7.125 million research collaboration involving six universities and an industry consortium. more …
Research into reducing debilitating health complications, improving software development and boosting medical treatment options have earned three UNL faculty members National Science Foundation CAREER awards.
These prestigious five-year awards support research by junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through outstanding research, excellent teaching and the integration of education and research. more …
Increasing the capacity of food, water and natural ecosystems to adapt to a changing climate was the focus of the 2013 global Water for Food Conference May 5-8 in Lincoln, Neb., which drew more than 400 people. more …
Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of Research News. Let us know about yours by emailing the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNL faculty, students and postdocs whose research has been featured on the cover of a recent academic journal are invited to submit covers for the Journal Cover Gallery. This new feature on the Office of Research and Economic Development website showcases UNL research on the covers of peer-reviewed journals.
To submit a recent journal cover featuring your work, complete this form and provide a link to the journal’s online edition. Also upload a high-resolution photo (300 dpi or higher) of the journal cover. Criteria:
The deadline for the latest round of funding applications in the Pathways to Interdisciplinary Research Centers competition is June 7.
Pathways is an internal funding competition to foster or support interdisciplinary research teams and enhance their competitiveness for large-scale or center grants. more …
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 UNL between Jan. 16, 2013, and May 1, 2013, as reported through NUgrant, UNL’s electronic research administration system. more …
May 29: NUgrant Basics: Routing Proposals, Alexander West
June 4: Radiation Safety Basic Training (Session 1), Ag Warehouse 1
June 7: Deadline for Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers grant proposals
June 11: Radiation Safety Basic Training (Session 2), Ag Warehouse 1
July 9: Radiation Safety Basic Training (Session 1), Ag Warehouse 1
July 16: Radiation Safety Basic Training (Session 2), Ag Warehouse 1
Nov. 7: Fall Research Fair, Nebraska Union
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