Late Fall 2007
Discovering how best to cope with climate change requires a truly integrated, multidisciplinary approach. The U.S. Geological Survey and UNL took steps toward forging such research collaborations during a joint Partnerships in Climate Change Science workshop this fall. MORE ...

UNL's leading-edge laser research was featured during a fall workshop that drew nearly 100 faculty and representatives from federal agencies and industry. The Frontiers in Laser Research workshop, hosted by UNL's Office of Research in October, provided an opportunity to showcase UNL's expertise and capabilities in laser research and discuss applications relevant to defense and national security with federal agency officials. MORE ...


Washington, D.C., may have been created as the governing center of the United States, but it took a nation at war with itself, a stalwart president and the determination of ordinary citizens to transform the sleepy Southern town into the symbolic heart of the nation. To understand this transformation, there are no more powerful spokesmen than President Abraham Lincoln and poet Walt Whitman. MORE ...



Nebraskans got a glimpse of a big dream with remarkable potential for the state and UNL when Chancellor Harvey Perlman unveiled the concept for the Nebraska Innovation Park. MORE ...



UNL students who participated in the inaugural internship program with the U.S. Strategic Command Global Innovation and Strategy Center brief dignitaries on findings. MORE ...
It's time to toot your horn. The Office of Research invites UNL faculty to provide information about their major successes for the 2007 edition of Research and Creative Activity, a booklet featuring faculty achievements. MORE ...
Readers of The Scientist ranked UNL eighth in the magazine's 2007 "Best Places to Work in Academia" survey. UNL climbed to eighth place among U.S. academic institutions, up from 28th last year. Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston was the top ranked place to work in academia. MORE ...



Put those paper forms in the recycling bin - NUgrant is now the only way to route proposals for official approval before they are submitted to external agencies. MORE ...

NUgrant training for faculty, staff and administrators will be offered January through May 2008 on the final Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in room 201 Alexander West. MORE ...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued new Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards that may have implications for UNL. MORE ...

The National Science Foundation is enhancing support for transformative research and has changed its review criteria to reflect this emphasis. MORE ...

Research by UNL faculty generates exciting ideas and technologies, many of which may have significant commercial potential. MORE ...

Faculty can now keep up to date on limited submissions funding opportunities and apply for them online at the Office of Research's Limited Submissions Web page. MORE ...

The Office of Research Web site now includes a Faculty Resources & Funding Opportunities page that will be expanded over time. MORE ...

The Institutional Animal Care Program (IACP) is a valuable resource for UNL faculty planning to work with animals in their research, teaching or extension programs. MORE ...

The Office of Sponsored Programs is taking steps to expedite pre-award processing. MORE ...

The U.S. Department of Education recently issued new conflict of interest requirements that must be addressed in grant applications. MORE ...

The American Competitiveness Act, signed into law in August, requires education in the responsible conduct of research for all students and post-doctoral fellows who receive National Science Foundation funding. MORE ...

Kara Ceraolo is the new Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) compliance/veterinary associate for the Institutional Animal Care Program. MORE ...

The Office of Research Web address has changed. It's now http://research.unl.edu. Please update your bookmarks. MORE ...

Starting Jan. 1, the National Institutes of Health will notify grant recipients of their awards by e-mail only. This is the latest step toward the agency's goal of a paperless grants process. MORE ...






A new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (NSF 08-1) will take effect Jan. 5. Investigators developing proposals to NSF should note that changes have been made to NSF font requirements, and the review criteria have been updated to include evaluation of proposals for potentially transformative concepts. MORE ...




The following is the list of all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to UNL faculty between July 17 and November 28, 2007, as reported through NUgrant, UNL's electronic research administration system. MORE ...




The research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of national coverage since July. Web links are provided when available. MORE ...




Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We'll highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of Research News. Let us know about yours by e-mailing the information to vmiller2@unl.edu. MORE ...




Jan. 22, application deadline for Layman awards

January-May, NUgrant training, final Wednesday of each month, 1-2:30 p.m., 201 Alexander West

March 14, Grant Writing Seminar, Nebraska Champions Club, registration required

April 1-3, UNL Research Fair, Nebraska Union

May 13-14, UNL Faculty Interdisciplinary Retreat

Please e-mail general interest events for the fall newsletter to vmiller2@unl.edu.