Research News newsletter from the UNL Office of Research http://research.unl.edu Information to enhance your success at UNL en-us NUgrant improvements launch Feb. 1 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nugrant Improvements to <a href="https://nugrant.unl.edu/nugrant/">NUgrant</a> will simplify navigation and enable users to quickly find their most recently viewed projects and other critical items for managing grants and fulfilling reporting requirements.<br /> <br /> On Feb. 1, the Office of Research and Economic Development will launch NUgrant 6.0, an upgrade that will allow users to personalize the look and feel of NUgrant once they&rsquo;ve logged into the site.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nugrant" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Conflict of interest policy changes http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-coi UNL is updating its conflict of interest policy to reflect recent changes in the Public Health Service (PHS) regulations and to be consistent with the University of Nebraska Board of Regents policy for Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment (RP 3.2.8), which was updated in 2010. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-coi" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Internal funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-pathways March 1 is the application deadline for a new internal funding competition designed to enhance the competitiveness of interdisciplinary research teams at UNL. <br /> <br /> The Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers Competitive Grant Program aims to foster or support interdisciplinary research teams and enhance their competitiveness for large-scale or center grants. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-pathways" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Traveling to Cuba http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=toptip While the Obama administration has made efforts to improve U.S. relations with Cuba, travel to the country is still highly regulated. Travelers to Cuba need to obtain a license from the U.S. Department of Treasury.<br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=if-ncesr <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=if-ncesr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Exempt IRB protocol guidance available http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-exempt The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews human subjects research as exempt when the research poses no known risks to study participants. In this case, the research is subject to only a select set of federal regulations. To help investigators submit protocols for exempt review, a guidance document is available from the Office of Research Responsibility.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-exempt" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=dates <p> Feb. 8: &nbsp;<a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=openforum">Faculty forum</a> on Research and Economic Development Growth Initiative, Nebraska East Union, 10:30 a.m.<br /> <br /> Feb. 9:&nbsp; <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=openforum">Faculty forum</a> on Research and Economic Development Growth Initiative, Nebraska Union, 2 p.m. <br /> <br /> Feb. 14: Listening session on <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-coi">Conflict of Interest Policy update</a>, Nebraska Union, 1 p.m.<br /> <br /> Feb. 16: Listening session on <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-coi">Conflict of Interest Policy update</a>, Nebraska East Union, 11 a.m.<br /> <br /> Feb. 19: <a href="http://nutechventures.org/cubeSite/thinkersandtinkerers/">Thinkers and Tinkerers</a>, &quot;How to Conduct a Patent Search,&quot; Leon Castro, Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Feb. 20: Deadline for letters of intent for <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=wfi">WFI Education and Outreach and Curriculum Development grants</a><br /> <br /> Feb. 29: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics Workshops</a> &ndash; &quot;Routing Proposals&quot; and &quot;Filing IRB Protocols,&quot; Alexander West</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food update http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=wfi Roberto Lenton, founding executive director of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute, assumes his duties Feb. 1. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=wfi" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT IRB module enhancements http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nugrant_irb Enhancements to the IRB module are part of the NUgrant update. <a href="/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nugrant_irb">Read more about the IRB module in NUgrant. </a><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nugrant_irb" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Self-enroll for online RCR training http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-rcr Individuals may now self-enroll in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course available through Blackboard. Previously, faculty conducting National Science Foundation research and graduate students in departments eligible to receive NSF funding were automatically enrolled in the RCR training course by Research Compliance Services and Graduate Studies.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-rcr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of&nbsp;</em>Research News<em>. Let us know about yours by emailing the information to </em><a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades%20item%20for%20Research%20News"><em>vmiller2@unl.edu</em></a><em>.</em> <br /> <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT UNL leads $25 million project <br />to reduce E. coli http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-usda UNL will lead a $25 million project to reduce throughout the beef production chain the occurrence of <em>E. coli</em> strains that pose a major threat to public health.&nbsp; <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-usda" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT New director sees energy research potential http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=ncesr Energy research at UNL should double within three to five years with the <a href="http://ncesr.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research</a> as a catalyst. <br /> <br /> That&#39;s the vision of the center&#39;s new director, Mike Nastasi. An accomplished materials scientist, Nastasi joined UNL in January from Los Alamos National Laboratory where he directed the U.S. Department of Energy&#39;s Energy Frontier Research Center for Materials at Irradiation and Mechanical Extremes. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=ncesr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT We need faculty feedback on growth initiative http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=fromthevc <p> UNL is embarking on an ambitious growth initiative that will literally shape our university&#39;s future.</p> <p> Our overall goal remains the same &ndash; the strong commitment to excellence in research, scholarship</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Research Council proposals due March 19 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-council Proposals for UNL Research Council <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/visitingsch.shtml" target="_blank">Visiting Scholars</a> and <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/dislect.shtml" target="_blank">Symposia/Distinguished Lecturer</a> grants are due March 19. This competition provides funding for visiting scholars, symposia and distinguished lecturers from July 1 through Dec. 31. Details are available on the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/council.shtml" target="_blank">Research Council website</a>. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-council" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT $3.5 million grant supports transportation center http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-transportation A recent $3.5 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant enables UNL to continue hosting the <a href="http://matc.unl.edu" target="_blank">Mid-America Transportation Center</a>, a four-state regional center researching various aspects of transportation safety. <br /> <br /> Since 2006, UNL has hosted MATC for transportation research in collaboration with universities and state transportation agencies in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. The $3.5 million grant means UNL will continue hosting the center for at least the next year.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-transportation" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP workshop info coming soon http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp The NURAMP (Research Administration Management Program) workshop series will be offered again in spring 2012. Dates and details will be available on the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP website</a> the first week in February. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 Oct. 21, 2011, and Jan. 15, 2012, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic </em><em>research administration system.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Grant Writing Seminar March 16 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-grantwriting The Office of Research and Economic Development will offer a grant writing seminar, &quot;Write Winning Grants,&quot; March 16, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Nebraska Union auditorium.<br /> <br /> The seminar comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects important to the proposal writing process and emphasizes idea development, identification of appropriate granting agencies, and tips and strategies of proven value in presenting an applicant&#39;s case to reviewers. David Morrison, co-founder of Grant Writers&#39; Seminars and Workshops LLC will lead the session. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=nn-grantwriting" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Subscribe to receive Funding Announcements http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-fundingops Each week the Office of Research and Economic Development distributes Funding Announcements, an e-mail list of funding opportunities appropriate to UNL compiled from those offered by federal funding agencies, private foundations and other funding sources.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-fundingops" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT NUtech Ventures series continues http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nutech Thinkers &amp; Tinkerers, the innovation and entrepreneurship series hosted by NUtech Ventures, continues this semester.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nutech" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT Using NUgrant to route proposals http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant The Office of Research and Economic Development will offer monthly hands-on workshops demonstrating the procedure for routing proposals through NUgrant. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2012/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sun, 1 Jan 2012 14:00:00 GMT OSP adds staff http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-osp The Office of Sponsored Programs is adding staff to better serve faculty and the campus community.<br /> <br /> Gene Hogan now holds the new position of senior proposal budget coordinator. He is working closely with staff in the Office of Proposal Development to help faculty with budget development and with campus units that have little budget development support. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-osp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT 15 tapped for Research Development Fellows http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-fellows Fifteen UNL faculty members have been selected for the 2012 Research Development Fellows Program, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-fellows" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Strategic Research Cluster grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=if-clusters <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=if-clusters" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Make the most of Research Fair http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc With <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/">UNL Research Fair</a> just a few days away, this coming week promises to be filled with opportunities to celebrate our successes and to learn from federal agency representatives and other special guests. <br /><br /> This is the 10th year for Research Fair, and the first time we&#39;re holding it in the fall. Over the years, the fair <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Top Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Sept. 1 and Oct. 20 as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food Institute awards competitive research grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=wffgrants Eight projects proposed by interdisciplinary teams from UNL and UNO received seed funding in the inaugural Water for Food Institute competitive research grants program. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=wffgrants" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Mathematics conference pays tribute to Jim Lewis http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=lewis Top math researchers and educators from around the nation paid tribute to UNL mathematician Jim Lewis at the recent Enacting Standards for Mathematical Practices Conference at UNL.<br /> <br /> The Oct. 21-22 conference brought together research mathematicians, mathematics teacher educators, researchers, classroom teachers and school administrators to discuss a nationwide problem in mathematics education: how to implement the standards for mathematical practice found in core state standards for K-12 math classrooms in meaningful, high quality ways. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=lewis" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Strategic Research Cluster grant competition http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-cluster The Office of Research and Economic Development will conduct a formal competition for Strategic Research Cluster grants in 2011-2012. <br /> <br /> The goal of the Strategic Research Cluster grant program is to foster and support interdisciplinary research groups at UNL in developing their competitiveness for large-scale, multimillion-dollar grants offered through specific federal agency programs.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-cluster" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Research Initiative http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=if-nri <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=if-nri" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=makingnews <p> <em>The expertise and research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since late September. Web links are provided when available.</em></p> <p> <em><a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2011/10/20/men-choose-dirty-diapers-over-balance-sheets/" target="_blank">Forbes</a></em>, <em><a href="http://www.bnet.com/blog/business-research/who-values-fatherhood-the-most/2412" target="_blank">BNET</a></em>, <em><a href="http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2011/10/14/Most-men-say-children-complete-them/UPI-18801318640853/" target="_blank">UPI</a></em> and the <em><a href="http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/article_d9bee1a0-24b6-5ebe-b6a8-fd51cf617dcf.html" target="_blank">Lincoln Journal Star</a></em> covered a study by <strong>Julia McQuillan</strong>, sociology, that found most U.S. men value fatherhood more than career success.</p> <p> Following a fatal crash in an Oct. 16 IndyCar race, <strong>Dean Sicking</strong>, civil engineering, talked to <em><a href="http://espn.go.com/racing/indycar/story/_/id/7119000/more-data-needed-dan-wheldon-death-safety-designer-says" target="_blank">ESPN</a></em> about the importance of continued research to improve auto racing safety. The <em><a href="http://journalstar.com/news/local/education/article_74d866f2-55fc-5841-84e9-bfc7e8c00705.html" target="_blank">Lincoln Journal Star</a></em> also reported on the key role Sicking&rsquo;s team has played in motorsports safety.<br /> <br /> <strong>Ari Kohen</strong>, political science, talked to the <em><a href="http://journalstar.com/entertainment/small-screen/technology/article_1ff52cbb-50f4-562c-a9f3-4335162cedd1.html" target="_blank">Lincoln Journal Star</a></em> about how he uses Google Plus to continue class discussions online.</p> <p> UNL faculty weighed in on the debate about the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. <strong>James Goeke</strong>, hydrogeologist, wrote a guest column for <em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/10/03/what-are-the-risks-of-the-keystone-xl-pipeline-project/the-pipeline-poses-minimal-risk-to-the-ogallala-aquifer" target="_blank">The New York Times</a></em>. <strong>John Stansbury</strong>, civil engineering, wrote an opinion piece for the <em><a href="http://journalstar.com/news/opinion/editorial/columnists/article_41816862-5df2-53ba-b18e-cec037f1be3f.html" target="_blank">Lincoln Journal Star</a></em>. <strong>Wayne Woldt</strong>, biological systems engineering, <strong>John Gates</strong>, earth and atmospheric sciences, Goeke and Stansbury also were quoted in a <em><a href="http://www.norfolkdailynews.com/news/debating-keystone-xl-pipeline-s-risks/article_7989d31a-ed26-11e0-85ad-0019bb30f31a.html" target="_blank">Norfolk Daily News</a></em> article, among others.</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Innovation Seminars continue http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-innovation A free Innovation Seminar Series, led by UNL engineering professor and entrepreneur Shane Farritor, continues with four presentations in November. Participants can attend in person or view the live <a href="http://www.netnebraska.org/television/stream/boardroom1.html">websteam</a>. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-innovation" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT NUtech Ventures offers discussion series http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutech Innovation and entrepreneurship are the focus of Thinkers &amp; Tinkerers, a luncheon series offered by <a href="http://nutechventures.org/" target="_blank">NUtech Ventures</a>.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutech" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Dates and Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=dates <p> Nov. 1: <a href="http://enthompson.unl.edu/" target="_blank">E.N. Thompson Forum, &quot;Dividing the Waters: Global Security in a Water-Stressed World,&quot;</a> Sandra Postel, Lied Center for Performing Arts<br /> <br /> Nov. 2-3: <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Fall 2011 Research Fair</a>, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Nov. 30: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a> &ndash; Proposal Routing; IRB Protocols, Alexander West</p> <p> March 16, 2012: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/grantseminar/" target="_blank">Grant Writing Seminar</a>, Nebraska Union</p> <p> June 24-26, 2012: global Water for Food conference, Lincoln</p> <p> For a full listing of campus events, including departmental workshops, seminars and colloquia, visit the <a href="http://events.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL events website</a>.</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Nanoscience facility named for donors http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-nanoscience UNL&#39;s new Nanoscience Metrology Facility will be named in honor of College of Engineering alumnus Don Voelte and his wife, Nancy Keegan, chair of the University of Nebraska Foundation&#39;s board of directors, who gave a $5 million gift to UNL. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-nanoscience" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Faculty invited to participate in NSF, USDA workshops http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-workshops The Office of Research and Economic Development invites faculty to participate in the National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference or the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture&#39;s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Competitive Grants Workshop. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-workshops" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of</em><em>&nbsp;</em>Research News<em>. Let us know about yours by emailing the information to</em><em>&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades%20item%20for%20Research%20News"><em>vmiller2@unl.edu</em></a><em>.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT ADVANCE site offers work-life info http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-advance UNL has adopted several policies and initiatives that encourage work-life integration and promote a family friendly workplace. The ADVANCE-Nebraska initiative has <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/policies/" target="_blank">policies</a> on its website and published a <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/c/document_library/get_file?uuid=b3d1a917-db5f-413d-b423-5599ceeb8c6e&amp;groupId=1930522&amp;.pdf" target="_blank">brochure</a> outlining them.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-advance" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Clutter leads ARD http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-ard Archie C. Clutter, a geneticist with significant academic and industry experience, is the new dean of UNL&#39;s Agricultural Research Division and director of the Agricultural Experiment Station. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-ard" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Duncan named Innovation Campus director http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-duncan Plans for <a href="http://innovate.unl.edu">Nebraska Innovation Campus</a> took another step forward in October when Dan Duncan was named executive director for the private-public research campus designed to strengthen Nebraska&rsquo;s economy and UNL&rsquo;s research. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-duncan" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Fall Nebraska Lecture online http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-neblect UNL climatologist Don Wilhite&rsquo;s fall 2011 Nebraska Lecture is available for <a href="http://mediahub.unl.edu/media/2489">viewing online</a>. Wilhite, director of the School of Natural Resources, discussed &ldquo;Managing Drought in a Changing Climate&rdquo; in his Oct. 25 presentation.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=rr-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Hoffman wins Cattell Award http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-hoffman Lesa Hoffman, associate professor of psychology, is the 2011 winner of the Cattell Award from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/November2011/story.php?ID=nn-hoffman" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 14:00:00 GMT Drought focus of Nebraska Lecture http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-neblect This summer&rsquo;s exceptional drought in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas is a startling reminder of the serious economic, environmental and social impacts of this natural disaster. As droughts become more frequent and intense in the face of climate change, strategies to mitigate their impact will be increasingly important. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT NRI major research instrumentation http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-nri <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-nri" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT National lab visits foster partnerships http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nationallab From tractor testing to nanotechnology and alternative energy, a U.S. Department of Energy team got a firsthand look at some of UNL&rsquo;s research capabilities during a September campus visit that is part of growing collaborations between DOE&rsquo;s national laboratories and UNL faculty.<br /> <br /> Representatives from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Energy Transportation Sciences Division toured the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, the Power and Energy Systems Lab and the Laser-Assisted Nano Engineering Lab. They also met with UNL faculty and administrators to discuss joint research opportunities.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nationallab" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Internal funding deadlines approaching http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-internalfunding The Office of Research and Economic Development and the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/council.shtml">UNL Research Council</a> are accepting applications for several internal funding competitions. Details on these opportunities are available on the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/annual_competitions.shtml">Internal Funding Opportunities</a> website. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-internalfunding" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of </em>Research News<em>. Let us know about yours by e-mailing the information to </em><a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades%20item%20for%20Research%20News"><em>vmiller2@unl.edu</em></a>. <br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Series features top Big Ten scientists http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-bigten Some of the Big Ten Conference&rsquo;s most distinguished scientists are coming to UNL.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://biotech.unl.edu/sites/biotech.unl.edu/files/Fall2011_Schedule_BigTen.pdf" target="_blank">UNL&rsquo;s Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar Series</a> features presentations by Big Ten faculty who are members of the National Academy of Sciences. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-bigten" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Register now for NURAMP workshops http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp Registration is now open for the fall <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP workshops series</a> for UNL faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students who conduct, support or administer research projects. Because NURAMP is undergoing redevelopment to include some online offerings, a limited number of classroom workshops will be offered this semester. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Strategic Research Cluster awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-researchcluster <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-researchcluster" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Institute's new director praises strong foundation http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=wfidirector The <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/" target="_blank">Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute</a> has a strong foundation on which to build an organization that will help the world produce more food with limited water. That&rsquo;s the assessment of the water expert named to lead the institute. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=wfidirector" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The expertise and research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since May. Web links are provided when available.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between March 26, 2011, and Aug. 31, 2011, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic </em><br /> <em>research administration system.</em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Thompson Forum focuses on water, global security http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-thompson Water has been a source of conflict between civilizations for centuries. The 2011-2012 E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, UNL&rsquo;s preeminent speaker series, will examine the relationship between water and international security. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-thompson" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT UNL faculty help develop NIH guidelines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nihguidelines Two UNL faculty members played leading roles in developing <a href="http://obssr.od.nih.gov/scientific_areas/methodology/mixed_methods_research/index.aspx" target="_blank">best practices recommendations</a> recently released by the National Institutes of Health for scientists conducting mixed methods health research. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nihguidelines" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Fall Research Fair Nov. 2-3 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=researchfair The fall <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL Research Fair</a> Nov. 2-3 offers the campus a second opportunity this year to celebrate faculty and student successes and explore some of UNL&rsquo;s research priorities in greater depth.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=researchfair" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Minority health-related research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-minorityhealth <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-minorityhealth" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Page limits at NIH http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=toptip With the recently reduced page limits for NIH applications, it may be tempting to move information normally included in a Research Strategy to the Appendix or another section of the application.<br /> <br /> However, NIH warns that staff may withdraw applications that use certain sections or the Appendix to circumvent page limits or include inappropriate information.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Cho's CAREER award supports 3-D modeling research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-cho Yong Cho is helping the construction industry work smarter, not harder.&nbsp; His research will make tomorrow&#39;s job sites much safer and more efficient, too.<br /> <br /> Cho, an assistant professor at<a href="http://engineering.unl.edu/durhamschool" target="_blank"> UNL&rsquo;s Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction</a>, is developing a method to build real-time virtual 3-D models of work sites. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-cho" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Research Development Fellows Program seeks applicants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-researchfellows The Office of Research and Economic Development is seeking applicants for the 2011-2012 <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help fulltime, pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants and fellowships. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-researchfellows" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Life Sciences Initiative seed funding http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-lifesciences <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=if-lifesciences" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Goosby earns K01 award to study health disparities http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-goosby Growing up in poverty or experiencing other social inequalities like racial discrimination at an early age no doubt could color a person&#39;s perspective on the world. UNL sociologist Bridget Goosby is studying whether experiencing that kind of stress could make someone susceptible to disease that&#39;s then passed down through generations. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=nn-goosby" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT NIH tightening conflict of interest rules http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nihtightening Revised conflict of interest regulations for National Institutes of Health-funded investigators will become effective next year.<br /> <br /> NIH announced the new rules in late August.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nihtightening" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT New era brings new opportunities http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc Welcome back to an exciting new semester ‒ UNL&rsquo;s first as a member of the Big Ten Conference and its Committee on Institutional Cooperation. Big Ten membership marks a promising new era for UNL research as well as athletics. Our goals are bold and our opportunities are big. On the field or in the lab, this is a great time to be a Husker. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=dates <p> Sept. 28: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a> &ndash; Proposal Routing, Alexander West</p> <p> Sept. 30: <a href="http://nbdc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=6317" target="_blank">Nebraska Business Development Center workshop</a>, &quot;A Beginner&rsquo;s Guide to Intellectual Property,&quot; Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Oct. 3: <a href="http://nbdc.ecenterdirect.com/ConferenceDetail.action?ID=6478" target="_blank">Nebraska Business Development Center workshop</a>, &quot;Becoming an Investor-ready Entrepreneur,&quot; Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Oct. 4: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP Workshop Series</a>, Budget Preparation and Development, Alexander West</p> Oct. 10: <a href="http://heuermannlectures.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Heuermann Lecture Series</a>, M.S. Swaminathan, 3 p.m., Hardin Hall, 33rd and Holdrege <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT ORED social media tools http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-socialmedia The Office of Research and Economic Development&rsquo;s social media tools have become robust tools for connecting with others interested in research at UNL and for sharing the latest news and announcements with the campus research community.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-socialmedia" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT University of Nebraska Press newsletter available http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nebraskapress Read the latest news from the <a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/catalog/CategoryInfo.aspx?cid=152" target="_blank">University of Nebraska Press</a> in its new online newsletter for friends and supporters. <br /> <br /> The autumn issue of <em><a href="http://e2ma.net/go/10712363599/3900635/109554596/3865/goto:http:/issuu.com/nebraskapress/docs/unp_e-newsletter_fall2011?mode=embed" target="_blank">ie</a>&nbsp;</em>profiles author Jon Pineda<strong> </strong>and his acclaimed memoir,&nbsp;<em>Sleep in Me</em>, and celebrates 50 years of Bison Books. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2011/story.php?ID=rr-nebraskapress" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The expertise and research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since January. Web links are provided when available.</em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Lecture to explore legacies of removing Native children http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-neblect In the late 19th century, the U.S. and Australian governments established boarding schools to assimilate American Indian and Aboriginal children into the dominant culture. This practice forced tens of thousands of children to leave their families and abandon their customs, which has had lasting consequences for individuals and Native culture. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-ncesr <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-ncesr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Spring Research Fair slated April 12-14 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=researchfair <p> The spring <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL Research Fair </a>April 12-14 features the Nebraska Supercomputing Symposium and the Food, Water and Energy Resources Policy Symposium. These focused sessions will enable faculty, staff and students to explore some of UNL&rsquo;s research priorities in greater depth.</p> The ninth annual Research Fair is a campuswide celebration of research, creativity and scholarship. It also features events for undergraduate and graduate students and postdocs, and will conclude with the spring <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/postcard_Jacobs_VF.pdf" target="_blank">Nebraska Lecture</a>. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=researchfair" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Resources for NSF data management plans http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-nsf The National Science Foundation began requiring all grant applicants to include a data management plan as part of their proposals on Jan. 18. This plan, which is uploaded as a supplementary document, must be no longer than two pages and should describe how the proposed project will conform with <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/dias/policy/dmp.jsp" target="_blank">NSF policy on the dissemination and sharing of research results</a>.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-nsf" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Strengthening industry partnerships benefits everyone http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc Recent strides toward developing Nebraska Innovation Campus highlight the importance of building stronger and broader partnerships with industry. These partnerships are critical to the success of our research, opportunities for our students and our ability to become an even stronger economic driver for Nebraska. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food Conference drawing global interest http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=wff Nebraska will play host to the world May 1-4 during the <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/wff2011" target="_blank">2011 global Water for Food Conference</a>, which is expected to draw participants from at least 25 countries. This year&#39;s theme is &quot;Paths to Solutions.&quot; <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=wff" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Early career faculty earn recognition http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-facultyhonors <p> Two early career faculty recently earned prestigious awards for their research.</p> <strong>Carina Curto</strong>, assistant professor of mathematics, was awarded a two-year Sloan Research Fellowship for her research in the field of mathematical neuroscience. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-facultyhonors" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Minority health-related research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-minorityresearch <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-minorityresearch" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Important visa application process changes http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-visa Recent changes to the I-129 visa application process require UNL faculty and staff to critically review the job duties of prospective foreign national employees at UNL.<br /> <br /> The new I-129 application, which became effective Feb. 20, requires employers to certify whether the prospective employee will work with export-controlled technology or technical data and applies to potential employees on H-1, H-1B1, L-1 or O-1A visas. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-visa" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT IP seminar slated in Omaha http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-ipseminar Do you want to know more about how to protect your intellectual property? Curious about how ideas move from basic research to the marketplace? An April 16 seminar in Omaha will offer answers. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-ipseminar" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT NUgrant training set for proposal routing module http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-osptraining Training sessions for an upgraded NUgrant module for proposal routing are planned for the last two weeks in April.<br /> <br /> The NUgrant sponsored programs module for proposal routing has been redesigned and will be released April 25. The new module will allow users to see all information about a single project in one &ldquo;project view,&rdquo; encompassing multiple years, awards or phases of a project.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-osptraining" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Student ownership of IP http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=toptip The issue of student ownership of intellectual property at universities has been in the news recently. The policy at UNL is that if students create IP, they own it. Even if it is created in a course as part of a degree requirement, the student still owns the IP. The only time a student would not own the IP would be if it were created as part of paid employment with UNL, such as when a graduate student carries out research while&nbsp;receiving&nbsp;a stipend. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Follow UNL research on Facebook, Twitter http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-socialmedia The Office of Research and Economic Development&rsquo;s social media tools make it easy for the campus research community to get the latest news and announcements and connect with others interested in research at UNL. <br /> <br /> Follow us on <a href="http://www.twitter.com/unlresearch" target="_blank">Twitter</a> and <a href="http://www.facebook.com/unlresearch" target="_blank">Facebook</a> to get reminders about upcoming events and deadlines, links to UNL researchers featured in <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=rr-socialmedia" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Dec. 16, 2010, and March 25, 2011, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system.</em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Institute co-organizes workshop in India http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=wfisidebar The global challenge of sustainably producing enough food with limited water was the focus of a recent India-US joint workshop in Chennai, India. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=wfisidebar" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Celebrating NET's ANDRILL documentary http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-andrill About 100 people attended a reception and public screening for <span style="text-decoration: underline;">&quot;</span><a href="http://www.netnebraska.org/extras/ice/" target="_blank">Secrets Beneath the Ice</a>,&quot; a documentary about <a href="http://www.andrill.org/" target="_blank">ANDRILL</a>, the international Antarctic research project led by UNL, at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-andrill" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=dates <p> April 6: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP module 5</a>: Waiting Game: Between the Proposal and the Award, Alexander West</p> <p> April 8: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska breakfast</a>, Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor and Chair, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Embassy Suites, 1040 P St.</p> <p> April 12-14: <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">2011 Research Fair</a>, Nebraska Union</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Water expert visits UNL http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-andreini International water expert Marc Andreini visited UNL in February to meet with faculty and administrators and to learn more about the university&#39;s water-related research. He presented a seminar on the importance of small reservoirs in Africa, which was hosted by the <a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ">Robert</a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ"> B</a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ">. </a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ">Daugherty</a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ"> Water</a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ"> for </a><a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/" target="_blank">Food </a><a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwaterforfood.nebraska.edu%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNGvNpni0d0x7AxO2kxleBIQ_I3daQ">Institute</a> at the University of Nebraska.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=nn-andreini" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=accolades <em>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 <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>.</em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2011/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Fri, 1 Apr 2011 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The expertise and research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since October. Web links are provided when available.</em> <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Discovery harnesses nanotube variation http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-lu Single-walled carbon nanotubes hold promise to vastly improve electronics, optics and sensors. But uncontrollable variations in their diameter and electrical characteristics have vexed scientists and limited their practical use.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-lu" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food update http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=wff The <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu" target="_blank">Water for Food Institute</a>, one of the biggest initiatives the university has ever undertaken, is now an officially recognized entity of the University of Nebraska following approval by the Board of Regents in October and by the Coordinating Commission for Post-Secondary Education in December.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=wff" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Brag a little: Submit your accomplishments http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-accomplishments It&#39;s time to share your 2010 accomplishments. The Office of Research and Economic Development invites UNL faculty to provide information about their major successes for the 2010 edition of <em>Major Sponsored Programs and Faculty Awards for Research and Creative Activity,</em> a booklet featuring faculty achievements. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-accomplishments" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Access to Web of Knowledge expands http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-webofknowledge UNL faculty, staff and students now have expanded access to a powerful, multidisciplinary citation database known as the Web of Knowledge. This database indexes over 23,000 journals including more than 10,000 science titles, more than 110,000 conference proceedings and 23 million patents in science, social sciences, the arts and humanities. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-webofknowledge" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Let's keep building on our momentum http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc <p> Recent stories and editorials in Nebraska media have highlighted UNL&rsquo;s research progress and its potential to benefit our state. It&rsquo;s terrific to see others recognizing our strides, which are thanks largely to our faculty&rsquo;s outstanding work. But we certainly can&rsquo;t rest on our laurels. There&rsquo;s much more to accomplish, and it&rsquo;s more critical than ever that we continue building on our successes.</p> <p> We need to keep up our momentum, explore all options and pursue every opportunity. Joining the </p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Agreement exemplifies economic potential of UNL research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=bayer UNL&rsquo;s strength in wheat research and breeding is at the heart of a new partnership between the university and Bayer CropScience. University officials say the agreement illustrates the economic development potential of UNL research.<br /> <br /> In December, <a href="http://www.nutechventures.org" target="_blank">NUtech Ventures</a> and Bayer CropScience AG announced a nonexclusive licensing agreement focused on wheat improvement. It includes support for UNL research and education programs and an endowed professorship. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=bayer" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Grant Writing Seminar March 18 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-grantwriting The Office of Research and Economic Development will offer a grant writing seminar, &quot;Write Winning Grants,&quot; on March 18 from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Nebraska Union auditorium.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-grantwriting" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=dates <p> Jan. 20: Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience <a href="http://newsroom.unl.edu/releases/2011/01/12/UNL+nanoscience+center+offering+Science+Cafe+on+DNA+biosensing+Jan.+20" target="_blank">Science Caf&eacute;</a> on DNA biosensing, Red9, 322 S. Ninth St.</p> <p> Jan. 25: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, A Conversation with Lise Eliot, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Jan. 26: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, Teaching Challenges &hellip; and Solutions, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Jan. 26: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> Feb. 10: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, If I Were in Charge: Opportunities to Become a Campus Leader, Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Feb. 11: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/artshumanities2011.php" target="_blank">Workshop for Writing Successful Arts and Humanities Fellowship Applications</a>, Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center</p> <p> Feb. 21: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, COACHE Workshop &ndash; Art of Strategic Performance, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Feb. 23: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> Feb. 23: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">Filing IRB Protocols/Interest Reporting Forms</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> March 18: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/grantseminar/" target="_blank">Write Winning Grants seminar</a>, Nebraska Union</p> <p> March 21: Deadline for submitting proposals for UNL Research Council Visiting Scholars and Symposia/Distinguished Lecturer grants<br /> <br /> March 30: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> March 31: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, Now I Have Tenure &ndash; What&rsquo;s Next?, East Union</p> <p> April 12-14: <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">2011 Research Fair</a>, Nebraska Union</p> <p> April 13: Food, Water and Energy Resources conference</p> <p> April 14: Spring Nebraska Lecture, Margaret Jacobs, Nebraska Union auditorium</p> <p> April 20: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, Planning for Next Year&rsquo;s Search, Nebraska Union</p> <p> April 27: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> April 27: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">Filing IRB Protocols/Interest Reporting Forms</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> May 1-4: 2011 international <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/wff2011" target="_blank">Water for Food conference</a>, Lincoln</p> <p> For a full listing of campus events, including departmental workshops, seminars and colloquia, visit the <a href="http://events.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL events website</a>.</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Food, water, energy resources policy initiative in the works http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=agpolicy UNL is positioned to be a leader in food, water and energy policy research and is planning a multidisciplinary initiative to make the most of its strengths. <br /> <br /> A <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/foodwaterpolicyretreat2010.php" target="_blank">Food, Water and Energy Resources Policy Retreat</a> in December was the first step in the process to identify needs and UNL&rsquo;s strengths. About 130 faculty, administrators and guests discussed<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=agpolicy" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Museum celebrates 140 years with exhibits, events http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-museum Throughout 2011, the <a href="http://www.museum.unl.edu/" target="_blank">University of Nebraska State Museum</a> is celebrating its 140th year as the state&rsquo;s premier museum of natural history with new exhibits, hands-on science events, membership incentives and a video campaign featuring the museum&rsquo;s new Archie mascot and students from Lincoln Public Schools.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-museum" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP e-Library open; workshops set for spring http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-elibrary Several short, narrated e-modules addressing a variety of research administration topics are now available at the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/library.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP website</a>. Current offerings include: Types of Awards, Types of Sponsoring Agencies, Facilities and Administrative Costs, and Allowable Costs. More e-modules will be added in early 2011. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-elibrary" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT RCR course online http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-rcr A new, free online course offers mentored researchers &ndash; undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs &ndash; the knowledge needed to responsibly and appropriately conduct research. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-rcr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of </em>Research News<em>. Let us know about yours by e-mailing the information to </em><a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades%20item%20for%20Research%20News"><em>vmiller2@unl.edu</em></a><em>.<br /> </em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT 15 faculty named Research Development Fellows http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-rdfp Fifteen UNL faculty members have been selected for the 2011 <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-rdfp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Historic Whittier becomes research center http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-whittier The historic Whittier Junior High School building has been repurposed and renamed, thanks to a major renovation. The Whittier Research Center at 22nd and Vine streets is home to some of UNL&rsquo;s large, interdisciplinary research programs.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-whittier" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NUtech blog offers tech transfer info http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutechblog NUtech Ventures recently launched a blog as a forum for discussing hot topics in the field of technology transfer. Recent posts included open innovation and faculty efforts to commercialize technology as part of earning tenure.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutechblog" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Start a NUgrant record early http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=toptip The best time to start a <a href="https://nugrant.unl.edu/auth2/index.php" target="_blank">NUgrant</a> record is the moment you have identified a funding source and are beginning the process of applying for an award. Even if the name of the agency and the funding program are all you can provide, enter that information into NUgrant, UNL&rsquo;s online grant management system.<br /><br /> As soon as you start a NUgrant record, your Sponsored Programs grants coordinator will be able to see that you are preparing a proposal and can note the program deadline on her calendar. This early alert means she can plan to devote the time necessary to help you ensure your proposal and budget comply with the sponsor&rsquo;s requirements &ndash; and make certain your proposal is submitted by the deadline. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NUtech, Husker Genetics share East Campus office http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutech <a href="http://www.nutechventures.org" target="_blank">NUtech Ventures</a> and <a href="http://huskergenetics.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Husker Genetics</a> now share an office on East Campus in Plant Sciences Hall, Room 262.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nutech" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT UNL technologies licensed http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-nutechupdate During the first half of fiscal year 2011 &ndash; July through December 2010 &ndash; 21 UNL-developed technologies were licensed to companies through <a href="http://www.nutechventures.org/" target="_blank">NUtech Ventures</a>, and three startup ventures were formed based on UNL technologies. That compares with 11 technologies licensed and one startup company formed during the same period the previous year.<br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-nutechupdate" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Sept. 16, 2010, and Dec. 15, 2010, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic </em><br /> <em>research administration system. </em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Green Schools Summit http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-greenschools More than 200 people participated in the first Nebraska <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/greenschoolsummit/" target="_blank">Green Schools Summit</a> Oct. 22-23 at the Nebraska Union. The summit featured speakers, panel discussions and information to help Nebraska communities improve the energy efficiency of new and existing schools. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-greenschools" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Research Council proposals due March 21 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-researchcouncil Proposals for <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/council.shtml" target="_blank">UNL Research Council</a> Visiting Scholars and Symposia/Distinguished Lecturer grants are due March 21. This competition provides funding for visiting scholars, symposia and distinguished lecturers from July 1 through Dec. 31. Details are available on the Research Council website.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-researchcouncil" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NUgrant training available http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant Hands-on instructional sessions in several NUgrant-related topics will continue in 2011 on the final Wednesday of each month. NUgrant Basics, offered monthly, covers the fundamentals of NUgrant access and proposal routing. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Proposal development session aids tribes http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-tribes Tribal representatives and others learned proposal writing basics at a workshop offered by Nathan Meier, Office of Research and Economic Development proposal development manager.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=nn-tribes" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NIH disallows corrections after deadline http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nocorrections Researchers who submit grant applications to the National Institutes of Health will no longer have a two-day window after the submission deadline to correct errors flagged by NIH&rsquo;s electronic online interface, eRA Commons. This policy takes effect for applications with deadlines on or after Jan. 25.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nocorrections" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT NIH updates resubmissions limit http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nih Effective Jan. 25, resubmission of grant applications to the National Institutes of Health must occur within 37 months after the initial application receipt date. This new time limit applies to all NIH funding mechanisms. Resubmission applications will not be accepted later than 37 months following the original due date, not the extended receipt date of the initial application.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-nih" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Annual report on the Web http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-annualreport Research, scholarship and creative activities by UNL faculty are featured in the Office of Research and Economic Development&rsquo;s 2009-2010 annual report. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-annualreport" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Agencies require new e-forms http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-forms Beginning May 7, proposals submitted to the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health must include two new electronic forms. Applicants for Individual Research Career Development Award Programs, Institutional Training and Career Development Programs or Individual National Research Service Awards must use the new forms for application packages beginning Jan. 25.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/January2011/story.php?ID=rr-forms" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Sat, 1 Jan 2011 14:00:00 GMT Grant funds laser research expansion http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-behlen A $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund renovations necessary to expand UNL&rsquo;s high-power laser research capabilities. The grant will enable UNL to renovate the sub-basement and basement of Behlen Laboratory to create&nbsp; a state-of-the-art, high-power laser collaborative laboratory, known as the High Power Laser Science Collaboratory. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-behlen" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Now is the time to seize every opportunity http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=fromthevc <p> Fiscal 2010 was a good year for research at UNL. External funding for research reached a record $139.2 million for the year ending June 30, up nearly 14 percent from the previous year.</p> <p> My thanks to our faculty whose leadership, vision and great ideas enable us to successfully compete for research funding. I also appreciate the UNL staff</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities <p> The Office of Research and Economic Development is funding the following projects for 2010-2011 through its Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund:</p> <ul> <li> The Labor of Decadence: Expenditure and Affectivity in Modern Japanese and Italian Literature, Ikuho Amano, modern languages and literature.</li> <li> Earth Politics: Indigenous Archives and Oral History in Bolivia&#39;s AMP, 1921-1964, Waskar Ari, history and ethnic studies.</li> <li> Women in Conflict Zones: Human Rights Narratives and Transnational Perspectives, Basuli Deb, English/women&#39;s and gender studies.</li> <li> Mapping Nebraska Phase 2. Elizabeth Ingraham, art and art history.</li> <li> The Millennium Bomber: Ahmed Ressam and the Jihad in America before 9/11, James LeSueur, history.</li> <li> Prairie Schooner Digital Initiative, Hilda Raz, English.</li> </ul> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-artshumanities" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Assessment finds improved climate for research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=serviceassessment UNL&rsquo;s research climate has significantly improved over the past eight years and units within the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) are performing at a higher level, according to results of a recent external assessment.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=serviceassessment" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Faculty forum on internal funding opportunities http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-facultyforum Faculty can learn about <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/annual_competitions.shtml" target="_blank">UNL&rsquo;s internal funding programs</a> at a faculty forum Sept. 28 at 8 a.m. in the Nebraska Union.<br /> <br /> The Office of Research and Economic Development has released calls for proposals for the following internal funding programs: the Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund, Minority Health Research awards and Layman awards, including the traditional seed program and the recently established New Directions program, which supports associate or full professors who are re-entering research or branching into new directions to pursue external funding. All proposals are due Nov. 11 at noon. Applications for Strategic Research Cluster grants are accepted any time during the year.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-facultyforum" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Engineering for Medicine grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-engineering <p> Engineering for Medicine grants are jointly funded by the research offices at UNL and the University of Nebraska Medical Center to initiate and enhance the competitiveness of inter-institutional research. The following projects have been funded for 2010-2011:</p> <ul> <li> Magnetic Resonance Elastography of a Traumatic Brain Injury Mouse Model. Shadi Othman, biological systems engineering, UNL; Matthew Kelso, pharmacy practice, UNMC.</li> <li> Modeling Assisted Imaging to Optimize Surgical Interventions. Yuris Dzenis, engineering mechanics, UNL; Iraklis Pipinos, division of general surgery, UNMC; Jason MacTaggart, division of general surgery, UNMC; Alexey Kamenskiy, engineering mechanics, UNL; Gregory Bashford, biological systems engineering, UNL; Shadi Othman, biological systems engineering, UNL.</li> </ul> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-engineering" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Apply by Oct. 19 for fellows program http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-fellows The Office of Research and Economic Development is seeking applicants for the 2011-2012 <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help pre-tenure UNL faculty successfully compete for grants. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-fellows" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT NUtech Ventures launches website http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nutech NUtech Ventures&rsquo; new website, <a href="http://www.NUtechVentures.org" target="_blank">NUtechVentures.org</a>, launched in August, is designed to bring academia and industry together in innovative partnerships. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nutech" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food Institute moving ahead http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=wff <p> The exciting work of establishing the global <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/" target="_blank">Water for Food Institute</a> has begun.</p> On April 20 the University of Nebraska announced one of the largest gifts in its history &ndash; a $50 million founding gift commitment from the Robert B. Daugherty Charitable Foundation to establish the global Water for Food Institute. UNL will be home to the WFI, a multi-campus research, education and policy analysis institute committed to the efficient, sustainable use of water for agriculture.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=wff" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The expertise and research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since April. Web links are provided when available.</em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Minority health-related research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-minority <p> The Office of Research and Economic Development is funding the following minority health-related research projects for 2010-2011:</p> <ul> <li> Risk and Protective Factors for Rural Methamphetamine Dependence, Gustavo Carlo, psychology.</li> <li> Rural Minority Health Disparities, Les Whitbeck, sociology.</li> <li> Impact that Violence has on the Dropout Rate of Black Males, Trina Creighton, journalism.</li> <li> Food Access, Dietary Behavior and Obesity among Hispanic Adults, Lisa Franzen-Castle, Panhandle Research and Extension Center.</li> <li> Training for Success: Pilot Project for a Community-based Program for the Intergenerational Maintenance of Spanish, Maria Velazquez, modern languages and literature.</li> </ul> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=if-minority" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Sheridan presents fall Nebraska Lecture Nov. 30 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect Poverty, unpredictable relationships and language barriers are some of the obstacles that preclude millions of American children from taking advantage of learning opportunities that prepare them for school.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP workshops under way http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp The <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> (Research Administration Management Program) series is under way for UNL faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students who conduct, support or administer research projects. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Green Schools Summit slated Oct. 22-23 on campus http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=gss <p> Strategies for making Nebraska&rsquo;s schools more energy efficient are the focus of the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/greenschoolsummit/" target="_blank">Green Schools Summit</a> Oct. 22-23 at UNL.</p> The summit, at UNL&rsquo;s Nebraska Union, will provide information and resources to help Nebraska communities create energy efficient schools that provide a healthy learning environment and reduce building and operating costs.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=gss" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=dates <p> Sept. 28: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/stories/story.php?ID=570" target="_blank">Faculty Forum</a> on internal funding requirements, 8 a.m. Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Sept. 28:<a href="http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/?view=story&amp;id=679" target="_blank"> Whittier Research Center dedication</a>, 5-7 p.m., Whittier<br /> <br /> Sept. 29: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/luncheon/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska Conversation Series</a>, Casting a Wide Net: Best Practices for Recruiting a Diverse Faculty, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Sept 29: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">Filing IRB Protocols in NUgrant</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> Sept. 29: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/lsi_9-06.shtml" target="_blank">Pyrophoric (Air-Sensitive) Chemical Safety</a>, Hamilton Hall</p> <p> Sept. 29: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, Alexander West</p> <p> Sept. 30: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP module 3</a>, Budget Preparation and Development, Nebraska Union</p> <p> Sept. 30-Oct. 2: <a href="http://humantrafficking.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking</a>, Global Knowledge: What We Know and What We Need to Know, Lincoln Embassy Suites</p> <p> Oct. 5: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP elective 1</a>, PARs and Effort Reporting, Alexander West</p> <p> Oct. 6-7: <a href="http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/?view=story&amp;id=491" target="_blank">Water Law Conference</a> and <a href="http://newsroom.unl.edu/announce/?view=story&amp;id=491" target="_blank">Greater Platte River Basins Symposium</a>, downtown Lincoln Holiday Inn</p> <p> Oct. 7: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP module 4</a>, Responsibilities of Conducting Research, Alexander West</p> Oct. 12: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">NURAMP elective 2</a>, Export Control, Alexander West <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=accolades <em>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 e-mailing the information to <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades%20item%20for%20Research%20News">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>. </em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT 50-year partnership preserves fossil record http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-museum The <a href="http://www-museum.unl.edu/" target="_blank">University of Nebraska State Museum </a>and the Nebraska Department of Roads are hosting a special exhibit that celebrates a 50-year partnership to preserve Nebraska&rsquo;s abundant fossil record.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-museum" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT New NSF requirement for data management plans http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nsf Beginning this fall, the National Science Foundation will require that all proposals include a data management plan in the form of a two-page supplementary document. NSF has not yet released the full details and effective dates regarding this requirement, but an announcement is expected soon.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nsf" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Public disclosure may affect right to patent http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=toptip <p> Inventors who publicly disclose an invention before filing a patent application may forfeit the right to do so. The U.S. has a one-year grace period following public disclosure for filing a patent application. In the rest of the world, a public disclosure of information about how the invention works renders it unpatentable.</p> <p> A patent awards a temporary monopoly to an inventor in exchange for information not previously known to the public about how the invention works.</p> <p> The first step in safeguarding your invention is to file a technology disclosure form with NUtech Ventures. Forms are available at <a href="http://www.nutechventures.org/" target="_blank">NUtechVentures.org</a> at the bottom left of the home page.</p> The U.S. patent system is a first-to-invent system rather than a first-to-file system, which is followed in all other countries. In foreign countries, the first person to file an application is presumed to be the inventor and no evidence or arguments to the contrary can be given weight.&nbsp; In the U.S., however, even if another party files for a patent on an invention before the true inventor does, the inventor can still claim the patent if he or she has documentation and evidence to establish prior invention.&nbsp; <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Dwyer honored for most influential paper http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-dwyer Matthew Dwyer, professor of computer science and engineering, received the 2010 Most Influential Paper Award from the International Conference on Software Engineering for his contributions to &quot;Bandera: Extracting Finite-state Models from Java Source Code.&quot;<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-dwyer" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Use NUgrant for internal funding applications http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-internalfund Applications for <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/annual_competitions.shtml" target="_blank">internal funding opportunities</a> offered by the Office of Research and Economic Development and the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/council.shtml" target="_blank">UNL Research Council</a> now must be submitted through NUgrant, UNL&rsquo;s online grants management system.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-internalfund" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT New NIH policy on post-submission materials http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nih The National Institutes of Health has revised its policy restricting post-submission grant application materials. The new policy applies to items sent to NIH after an application&rsquo;s due date but before peer review. It applies to funding proposals due on or after Sept. 25.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-nih" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between March 16 and Sept. 15, 2010, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu/" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system.</em><br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT 100 years of Panhandle ag research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-100years UNL&rsquo;s Panhandle Research and Extension Center commemorated 100 years of agricultural research and extension during its 2010 centennial.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-100years" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT New administrators join UNL http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-leaders UNL recently welcomed a new vice chancellor and three new deans who bring diverse experience to their responsibilities at UNL.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-leaders" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT New website features core, shared facilities http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-corefac Information about <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/coreFacilities.php" target="_blank">core and shared facilities at UNL</a> is now easily accessible on a new Office of Research and Economic Development Web page. It features a searchable database of each facility&rsquo;s major equipment, a description of available services, contact information and a link to each facility&rsquo;s website.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-corefac" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Lai earns CAREER award for electrochemical sensing work http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-lai Finding a simpler, cheaper and quicker way to detect HIV would be an invaluable and long-sought aid in fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic worldwide. Rebecca Lai hopes her research into electrochemical biosensors will provide such a tool.<br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-lai" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Subscribe to receive Funding Announcements http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-fundingops Each week the Office of Research and Economic Development distributes Funding Announcements, an e-mail list of funding opportunities appropriate to UNL compiled from those offered by federal funding agencies, private foundations and other funding sources. To subscribe, contact Nathan Meier, proposal development manager. A searchable <a href="http://research.unl.edu/proposaldevelopment/funding.php" target="_blank">electronic archive</a> of funding opportunities listed in Funding Announcements also is available.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-fundingops" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Stay informed about limited submissions http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-limitedsubs When a grant or fellowship program limits the number of proposals or nominations UNL may submit during each application period, the Office of Research and Economic Development initiates a <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml" target="_blank">limited submissions process</a> to determine which application(s) will be submitted to the sponsor for consideration.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=rr-limitedsubs" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Brassil 's CAREER award supports food web work http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-brassil The complexity of a food web &ndash; the relationships among species and what they eat &ndash; is a key indicator of a thriving ecosystem.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-brassil" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT CAREER award aids Vuran’s sensor research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-vuran As the sky clears from a July downpour, you can bet on farmers doing two things: first, checking the rain gauge, then mentally calculating how long they can hold off irrigating again.<br /><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-vuran" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT Indian officials discuss collaborations http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-india Top officials from India visited UNL in June to explore opportunities for partnerships.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/September2010/story.php?ID=nn-india" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT OPD opening East Campus office http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-opd The <a href="http://research.unl.edu/proposaldevelopment/" target="_blank">Office of Proposal Development</a> will open a satellite office April 13 to help IANR faculty and other East Campus grant applicants more conveniently access the proposal development resources available at UNL.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-opd" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Opportunities abound at Research Fair, Water for Food http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=fromthevc <p> I&#39;m excited about the great lineup for the <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/2010/schedule.php" target="_blank">2010 UNL Research Fair</a> next week, April 5-8. Our annual celebration of research success is one of several events and projects I want to update you about.</p> You can <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=researchfair">read details of Research Fair</a> events in this newsletter and review the <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/2010/schedule.php" target="_blank">full schedule </a>online. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Crawford presents Nebraska Lecture http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect The Dead Sea Scrolls are the focus of the spring Nebraska Lecture April 15 at UNL. Sidnie White Crawford, Willa Cather Professor and professor and chair of classics and religious studies, will discuss the discovery, study and publication of these manuscripts, as well as the controversies and rumors related to them. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Research Fair features diverse topics http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=researchfair A variety of presentations and events for faculty, staff and students are slated for the eighth annual <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/2010/speakers.shtml" target="_blank">UNL Research Fair</a> April 5-8.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=researchfair" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT CAREER Award aids Qiao's smart grid work http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-qiao Plugging additional energy from alternative sources, such as wind and solar, into the current electrical system will require a smarter, more efficient power grid. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-qiao" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP workshops under way http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp The spring <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> workshop series runs through May 6. Topics include preparing proposals for submission, creating proposal budgets, conducting research responsibly, receiving and administering an award and protecting intellectual property.<br /> <br /> Additional elective sessions will focus on using the report feature in <a href="https://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank">NUgrant</a>, forms and requirements for using Grants.gov, Personnel Activity Reports (PARS) and effort reporting, and UNL&rsquo;s export control policy. Workshop dates and titles are listed in <a href="/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank">Dates and Deadlines</a>. <br /> <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT NUgrant's copy feature saves time http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=toptip <a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank">NUgrant </a>allows you to copy an old record into a new one, saving you the time it takes to enter information that changes infrequently. <br /> <br /> The &quot;duplicate this proposal&quot; icon appears in the upper right corner of the NUgrant screen when you open an existing proposal. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food conference features international experts http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=wff Leading experts from around the world will explore the challenge of growing more food for a rapidly increasing population with limited water supplies at the second international Water for Food conference May 2-5. UNL faculty, staff and students are encouraged to register by April 1 to take advantage of the early registration discount. <br /> <br /> The University of Nebraska and the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation are hosting the 2010 conference &ndash; <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/2010" target="_blank">Water for Food: Growing More with Less</a> &ndash; at Lincoln&#39;s Cornhusker Marriott Hotel.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=wff" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=dates April 1: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> elective, NUgrant Reporting Functions, Alexander West<br /> <br /> April 5-8: <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL Research Fair</a>, Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> April 15: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/docs/neblect_Crawford.pdf" target="_blank">Spring Nebraska Lecture</a>: &quot;The Dead Sea Scrolls After 60 Years: What Have We Learned?&quot; Sidnie White Crawford, Nebraska Union auditorium<br /> <br /> April 15: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> elective, PARs and Effort Reporting, Alexander West<br /> <br /> April 20: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> module 5, Intellectual Property, presented by NUtech Ventures, East Union <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT DOE early career grant boosts Centurion's research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-centurion It&#39;s well known that sunlight fuels plants. But exactly how plants convert photons of light into energy is a mystery. Unlocking the mystery could lead to better green energy sources.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-centurion" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT NIH director promotes National Lab Day http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-labday The National Insitutes of Health is promoting a nationwide initiative to connect researchers with middle school and high school science projects to enhance science and math education in the nation&#39;s schools and after-school programs. In his March 11 From the Director letter, NIH head Francis Collins outlined the National Lab Day program and encouraged researchers to participate. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=rr-labday" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Jan. 30, 2010, and March 15, 2010, as reported through </em><a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu/" target="_blank"><em>NUgrant</em></a><em>, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Call for posters http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=wff-posters Share your research with an international audience by entering the 2010 Water for Food conference <a href="http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu/2010/poster.php" target="_blank">juried poster competition</a>. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=wff-posters" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Graybill's NEH Fellowship supports work on new book http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-graybill Andrew Graybill, associate professor of history, has been awarded a prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to support completion of his upcoming book tracing three generations of a Montana family.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-graybill" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Jacobs wins Bancroft Prize http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-bancroft History professor Margaret Jacobs is the winner of the 2010 Bancroft Prize, one of the highest honors for American history writing. In <em>White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940</em>, Jacobs writes about the role white women played in removing indigenous children from their families and assimilating them into American and Australian cultures. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-bancroft" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty members often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since February. Web links are provided when available.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=accolades <em>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 e-mailing the information to <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu?subject=Accolades">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>. </em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Register now for ADVANCE writing retreat, luncheon http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-advance The ADVANCE-Nebraska program will wrap up the semester with the second annual ADVANCE-Nebraska writing retreat and another Paths to Success Luncheon series presentation. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-advance" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Presentations highlight research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-presentations Progress and plans for UNL research have been the focus of presentations to several groups this semester. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2010/story.php?ID=nn-presentations" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:00:00 GMT Office of Research conducting service assessment http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=service_assessment The Office of Research and Economic Development invites faculty and staff to participate this spring in an assessment of the services the office provides to the campus research community.<br /> <br /> A previous service assessment in 2002, conducted by Signa Solutions, produced useful ideas and suggestions that led to new and enhanced services. Some of those services include NUgrant, the customized online research administration system; the NURAMP training and development program; and enhanced communications through <em>Research News</em> and an interactive Web site, said Mike Zeleny, assistant vice chancellor for research.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=service_assessment" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Write Winning Grants seminar March 12 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-grantseminar UNL faculty can learn strategies and tips for preparing successful funding proposals at the <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/grantseminar/" target="_blank">Writing Winning Grants seminar</a> March 12.<br /> <br /> The Office of Research and Economic Development will host the seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Nebraska Union auditorium.&nbsp;Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Lunch is included. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-grantseminar" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Water for Food update http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-wff More than 100 faculty members were updated on plans and progress for the Water for Food Institute at a recent forum.<br /> <br /> Prem S. Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development, said many people are working to advance plans for a university-wide international research institute to be located at UNL. During the past year, university administrators and the faculty planning committee have focused on establishing international partnerships and exploring private funding sources needed to establish the institute.<br /> <br /> &quot;This is a tremendous opportunity for Nebraska,&quot; Paul said. &quot;We&#39;ve made progress but this is going to take time. We&#39;re still in the planning stages.&quot;<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-wff" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research grants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=if-ncesr The <a href="http://ncesr.unl.edu" target="_blank">Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research</a> recently awarded its fourth round of competitive grants for energy research projects. The NCESR supports energy sciences research and education and encourages collaboration among UNL faculty and other organizations and businesses. <br /> <br /> The center, established in 2006 through a partnership between UNL and the Nebraska Public Power District, supports promising research on renewable energy sources, conservation and efficiency and fosters economic opportunities for Nebraska. &nbsp;Recent awards are listed here by title, investigator(s) and department or unit:<br /> <ul> <li> Reference Methods for Detailed Quantitative Analysis of Bio-oils Using Comprehensive Two-dimensional Gas Chromatography (GCxGC), Stephen Reichenbach, computer science and engineering.<strong> </strong></li> <li> Nanostructure Design of More Efficient Catalysts for Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide, Xiao Cheng Zeng, chemistry.<strong> </strong></li> <li> Optimum Maintenance Strategies for Improving Reliability, Efficiency and Safety of Wind Plants, Sohrab Asgarpoor, electrical engineering</li> <li> REIs:&nbsp; Renewable Energy Infrastructures on Urban Sites for the Generation and Transmission of Renewable MW to End Users in High Population Areas, Chris Ford, architecture.</li> <li> Energy Storage by Supercapacitors Based on Carbon Nano-onions, Yongfeng Lu, electrical engineering.</li> <li> Nanostructured Low Work Function N-Electrodes for Polymer Photovoltaics, Chin Li Cheung, chemistry.</li> <li> Online Non-intrusive Wind Turbine Fault Diagnosis, Wei Qiao, electrical engineering.</li> <li> Investigating Windmills&#39; Safety and Reliability, Michael Riley, industrial and management systems engineering.</li> <li> Development of an Inexpensive Manufacturing Method for High-efficiency Solar Cells, Rodney Soukup, electrical engineering.</li> <li> Optimal Energy Efficient Design for Residential Construction and Renovation, James Goedert, construction systems.</li> <li> A Combined High-efficiency System for Buildings, Haorong Li, architectural engineering.</li> </ul> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=if-ncesr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Weissinger, Espy take on new roles http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-weissinger Two Office of Research and Economic Development administrators have temporarily assumed additional responsibilities. Ellen Weissinger, dean of graduate studies, is serving as interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. Kimberly Andrews Espy, associate vice chancellor for research, is acting dean of graduate studies.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-weissinger" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT UNL's ARRA success continues http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=arra UNL faculty members continue to compete successfully for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding. UNL&#39;s ARRA funding total climbed to more than $26.7 million through Dec. 31, the end of the second quarter. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=arra" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT ADVANCE events slated http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-advance The ADVANCE-Nebraska program is sponsoring several speakers and workshops this semester. <br /> <br /> The goal of ADVANCE-Nebraska, funded by a National Science Foundation grant, is to create an environment at UNL where all science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) faculty thrive. The grant supports best practices to recruit, retain and promote women STEM faculty and efforts to study what practices best support their academic success.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-advance" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since October. Web links are provided when available.</em> <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT 2010 Research Development Fellows named http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-wood Fourteen UNL faculty members have been selected for the 2010 <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-wood" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Postdoc office supports mentoring http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=postdoc Postdoctoral research fellow Laura Sullivan-Beckers thought teaching would be her career focus, but the mentoring of UNL biologist Eileen Hebets has helped broaden her perspective. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=postdoc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors.&nbsp; Let us know about yours by e-mailing the information to <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>.</em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT NUgrant training opportunities http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant Training sessions to help faculty and staff get up to speed with various modules in NUgrant, UNL&rsquo;s electronic research administration system, are scheduled for February through May. Each workshop is offered at least twice.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-nugrant" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Navigating recent NIH application changes http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=toptip Whether you are a faculty member seeking NIH funding or one of UNL&rsquo;s grant support professionals, staff in the Office of Proposal Development and the pre-award division of the Office of Sponsored Programs can help you navigate several recent changes at NIH. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT NSF CAREER award roundtable http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-roundtable The National Science Foundation&rsquo;s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program offers one of the most prestigious awards for pre-tenure faculty. CAREER awards provide up to five years of funding to enable faculty to develop careers as outstanding teacher-scholars. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-roundtable" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT UNL's Digital Commons offers research info worldwide http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=digitalcommons The 38,075 documents in UNL&#39;s <a href="http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Digital Commons</a> make it the second largest institutional repository in the nation. With more help from faculty and students, repository manager Paul Royster has set his sights on being the biggest and the best. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=digitalcommons" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Research Fair slated April 6-8 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-researchfair Mark your calendar for April 6-8 and plan to attend the 2010 UNL Research Fair, a celebration of research and scholarly activity for faculty, staff and students. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-researchfair" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Oct. 1, 2009, and Jan. 29, 2010, as reported through&nbsp;<a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu/" target="_blank">NUgrant</a>, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system. </em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Dead Sea Scrolls Nebraska Lecture topic http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect Excitement, intensive research, rumor and controversy have surrounded the Dead Sea Scrolls since their discovery more than 60 years ago. The scrolls will be the focus of&nbsp; the spring Nebraska Lecture at UNL. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP workshops offered this spring http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp The Office of Research will offer another series of <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> (Research Administration Management Program) workshops this spring for UNL faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students who conduct, support or administer research projects. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Top 10 downloads http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=downloads <p> More than 100,000 articles are downloaded from the Digital Commons every month.</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=downloads" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Complying with NIH’s public access policy http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=access <p> In April 2008, the National Institutes of Health began requiring that copies of all articles stemming from NIH-funded research be placed in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/" target="_blank">PubMed Central</a>, its own version of a Digital Commons.</p> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=access" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT 2011 COBRE internal competition http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-cobre The Office of Research and Economic Development is running an internal competition to identify a team to develop the UNL proposal that will be submitted to NIH&rsquo;s Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program during 2011.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-cobre" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=dates Feb. 11: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska</a>, Paths to Success luncheon, Judy Walker, Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Feb. 16 or 17: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=service_assessment">Research service assessment roundtables</a>, Nebraska Union or East Union <br /> <br /> Feb. 16 or 17: <a href="http://ehs.unl.edu/training/Colloquium/Poster_2010_Feb.pdf" target="_blank">EHS Laboratory Safety Colloquium Series</a>, Cryogen Safety, various locations<br /> <br /> Feb. 17:&nbsp; <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/roundtable" target="_blank">NSF CAREER Roundtable</a>, Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Feb. 22: <a href="http://advance.unl.edu/" target="_blank">ADVANCE-Nebraska</a>, &ldquo;Perceptions of Climate,&rdquo; Christina Falci and Julia McQuillan, Nebraska Union <br /> <br /> Feb. 24 or April 28:<a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank"> Filing IBC Protocols in NUgrant</a>, Alexander West <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT Research Council proposals due March 22 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-researchcouncil Proposals for <a href="http://research.unl.edu/council/council.shtml" target="_blank">UNL Research Council</a> Visiting Scholars and Symposia/Distinguished Lecturer grants are due March 22. This competition provides funding for visiting scholars, symposia and distinguished lecturers from July 1 through Dec. 31. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/February2010/story.php?ID=rr-researchcouncil" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Mon, 1 Feb 2010 14:00:00 GMT ARRA funding support and success http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=fromthevc Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, our country is providing unprecedented funding for research. As of Sept. 30, UNL faculty had received 45 ARRA grants totaling more than $15.7 million, and we are awaiting more good news on pending proposals.<br /> <br /> This funding is crucial for our nation&#39;s research infrastructure and capacity if we are to collectively address society&#39;s greatest challenges and improve the well-being of our people, our environment and our economy. ARRA funding also is expanding opportunities for our students to work with faculty on research and scholarship that hones their critical thinking skills and provides valuable firsthand experience.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT UNL's ARRA efforts are paying off http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=stimulus UNL&#39;s aggressive pursuit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding is paying off. UNL faculty were awarded $15.7 million in federal grants funded by federal stimulus legislation through Sept. 30, the end of the first quarter of record-keeping for ARRA awards. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=stimulus" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Research fellows program seeking applicants http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-fellows The Office of Research and Economic Development is seeking applicants for the 2010-11 <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help pre-tenure UNL faculty successfully compete for grants. <br /> <br /> Nov. 20 is the application deadline. The <a href="http://researchweb2a.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellows_app_process.shtml" target="_blank">application form</a> is available online.<br /> <br /> The program, which is entering its second year, provides practical information and experience pre-tenure faculty need to successfully compete for grants. The yearlong program helps fellows enhance their proposal development skills and prepare a complete proposal for submission.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-fellows" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Wood presents fall Nebraska Lecture http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-neblect HIV/AIDS is a public health crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa. The disease&rsquo;s widespread prevalence &ndash; two-thirds of people living with the disease reside here &ndash; has greatly affected the region&rsquo;s health and economy.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Important NIH application changes http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-nih The National Institutes of Health has initiated a new proposal application format with significant changes that will affect UNL faculty seeking NIH funding and current NIH principal investigators. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-nih" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Cabinet secretaries briefed on UNL-USGS partnership http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-cabinet Two U.S. Cabinet members and other dignitaries learned about an innovative climate change research partnership between UNL and the U.S. Geological Survey during a recent briefing in Scottsbluff.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-cabinet" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT OSP seeks input on proposed policy change http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=FIFO The Office of Sponsored Programs seeks faculty feedback on a proposed policy change designed to make the internal review and approval process for grant proposals more equitable and efficient.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=FIFO" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs and Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between April 1, 2009, and Sept. 30, 2009, as reported through NUgrant, UNL&#39;s electronic research administration system. </em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Stay informed about limited submissions http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-limitedsubs A variety of grant and fellowship programs limit the number of proposals or nominations UNL may submit during each application period. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-limitedsubs" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Future of Water for Food proceedings online http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=gwfi The <a href="http://research.unl.edu/docs/FoW_with_cover_Final.pdf" target="_blank"><em>Proceedings of the Future of Water for Food Conference</em></a>, a report summarizing discussions at the 2009 conference among international water experts about the challenges of producing more food with less water, is now available online. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=gwfi" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of coverage since April. Web links are provided when available.</em> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT ARRA quarterly reporting requirements http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-arra Awards made under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are now subject to mandatory quarterly reporting requirements. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-arra" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Molden: Intimate link between food, water http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=molden Global food production has outpaced population growth since 1960, but meeting growing demand for food and water in the future will be challenging. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=molden" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. We&#39;ll highlight faculty accomplishments in each issue of Research News. Let us know about yours by e-mailing the information to <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>.</em><br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT NSF MRI competition uncertain http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-mri It is uncertain whether NSF will conduct a Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) competition for fiscal year 2010.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-mri" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Microsoft exec visits UNL http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-microsoft Srini Koppolu, corporate vice president and managing director of <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/india/msidc/default.aspx" target="_blank">Microsoft India Development Center</a> in Hyderabad, visited UNL in September. <br /> <br /> He met with faculty and students and gave a public lecture, &ldquo;Microsoft in India &ndash; The R&amp;D Journey.&rdquo; Koppolu toured the Schorr Center to learn about UNL&#39;s research computing resources and met with faculty to learn more about their research. A UNL delegation led by Chancellor Harvey Perlman met Koppolu during a trip to India early this year and invited him to visit UNL when he was in the U.S.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-microsoft" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT UNL negotiates new F&A cost rates http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-farates UNL&#39;s Facilities and Administrative (F&amp;A) cost rates for all externally funded grants and contracts have changed.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-farates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT NU Press again has Nobel connection http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-nupress_nobel For the second time in as many years, a <a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/catalog/CategoryInfo.aspx?cid=152" target="_blank">University of Nebraska Press</a> author won the Nobel Prize for Literature. German writer Herta M&uuml;ller, whose short story collection <em><a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Nadirs,671386.aspx" target="_blank">Nadirs</a></em> was published by the Press in 1999, is the 2009 Nobel Laureate in Literature. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-nupress_nobel" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=dates Nov. 10: &nbsp;<a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/NeLect_postcard_LR.pdf" target="_blank">Fall Nebraska Lecture</a>, &quot;HIV/AIDS epidemic: What have we learned in the past 28 years?&quot; Charlie Wood, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union auditorium<br /> <br /> Nov. 12: <a href="http://ethics.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Ethics Center Brownbag Lunch Series</a>, &quot;Teaching About Plagiarism,&quot; Deborah Minter, 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> Through November: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/nugrant.shtml" target="_blank">NUgrant Basics</a>, last Wednesday of the month, Alexander West<br /> <br /> Dec. 9: <a href="http://ethics.unl.edu/" target="_blank">Ethics Center Brownbag Lunch Series</a>, &quot;The Selling of the University,&quot; Stephen Baenziger, 12:30 p.m., Nebraska Union<br /> <br /> March 12, 2010: <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/grantseminar/" target="_blank">&quot;Write Winning Grants&quot; seminar</a>, Nebraska Union auditorium<br /> <br /> April 6-8, 2010: UNL Research Fair<br /> <br /> For a full listing of campus events, including departmental workshops, seminars and colloquia, visit the <a href="http://events.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL events Web site</a>. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Deadline Nov. 11 for internal funding competitions http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-internalcomp The deadline is approaching for several internal funding competitions. <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-internalcomp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Material transfer agreements recommended http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=toptip Transfer of materials between labs is an essential part of scientific collaboration. When a colleague asks for a plasmid you described in your latest paper or you need a proprietary cell line from a company, you want transfer of that material to be as easy as possible. Doing a bit of paperwork up front can save you many headaches in the future.<br /> <br /> A material transfer agreement ensures your work is properly acknowledged, your materials are not commercialized or transferred elsewhere without your consent, and you are not held liable for damages caused by use of the material.<br /> <br /> MTAs between academic institutions are typically simple, involve no fee and will not conflict with your responsibilities as an author or significantly slow your research. In fact, you may be able to send and receive materials under prenegotiated terms already agreed upon by UNL and many other universities. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT 150 participate in first net-zero energy workshop http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-energy About 150 business leaders, government and utility representatives and UNL faculty explored ideas, partnerships and strategies at UNL&#39;s first <a href="http://research.unl.edu/events/NZGBworkshop/" target="_blank">Net-Zero Energy, High-Performance Green Buildings Collaborative Workshop</a> in Omaha.&nbsp;<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-energy" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Subscribe to funding announcements http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-fundannounce Each week the Office of Research and Economic Development distributes an e-mail list of funding opportunities appropriate to UNL expertise.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-fundannounce" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT NU Press honors faculty, staff contributions http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-nupress The Office of Research and Economic Development recently honored faculty and staff for their contributions to the University of Nebraska Press.<br /> <br /> Joan Giesecke, dean of University Libraries, was recognized for her service as interim director of the press. Prem Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development, thanked Giesecke for her leadership and willingness to serve the university in these two key roles for several months during the 2008-09 academic year. Press director Donna Shear and Senior Vice Chancellor Barbara Couture also thanked Giesecke for her strong support of the press. <br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-nupress" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Hudgins serving as NCESR assistant director http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-hudgins UNL electrical engineering professor Jerry Hudgins recently became associate director of the <a href="http://ncesr.unl.edu" target="_blank">Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research</a>.<br /> <em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=nn-hudgins" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Butler is attending veterinarian http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-vet Stephanie Butler is UNL&#39;s new attending veterinarian. <br /> <br /> Butler provides clinical care and oversight of the health and welfare for animals used in UNL research, teaching and extension education, including a program of veterinary care and preventive medicine.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/October2009/story.php?ID=rr-vet" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Thu, 1 Oct 2009 14:00:00 GMT Minority health-related research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-minority The Office of Research is funding this minority health-related research project:<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-minority" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Future of Water for Food conference May 4 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=waterforfood Growing more food with less water is one of the greatest challenges facing the global community. <em>The Future of Water for Food</em> conference will bring together experts from around the world to discuss this challenge and the use of water for agriculture.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=waterforfood" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Working with industry, foundations panels http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=sbir Working with industry and private foundations can enhance research success.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=sbir" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT We have a new look ... http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=newlook This issue of <em>Research News</em> sports a fresh look that we think is more than a pretty face. We've redesigned the newsletter to improve readability and navigation as well as appearance, plus added some enhancements.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=newlook" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Making News http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=makingnews <em>The research, creative and scholarly activities of UNL faculty often garner media coverage. Here are a few examples of national coverage since December. Web links are provided when available.</em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=makingnews" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Nebraska Research Initiative http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-researchinitiative The Nebraska Research Initiative is a state-funded competitive grants program administered by the University of Nebraska to enhance cutting-edge faculty research with strong potential to foster economic development and to expand capacity by providing centralized access to necessary equipment, facilities and expertise. The following UNL faculty are principal investigators on projects and facilities receiving awards.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-researchinitiative" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Strategic research cluster awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-strategic The Office of Research recently awarded the following Strategic Research Cluster grants. The goal of this initiative is to foster and enhance the competitiveness of interdisciplinary research groups at UNL whose research targets an area in which there is an opportunity for obtaining competitive federal funding. Recipients are:<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=if-strategic" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=internalfund The Office of Research is funding the following projects for 2009-10 through its Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Fund: <br /><br /> <ul> <li>Love and Death in Medieval and Renaissance England. Carole Levin, history.<br /><br /></li> <li>Antiocheia and Cragum Archaeological Research Project, 2009 Season: Excavation of the Imperial Temple. Michael Hoff, art and art history.<br /><br /></li> <li>Holistic Health of University Student Musicians. Brenda Wristen, music.<br /><br /></li> <li>Art Farm: Designing and Making the Creative Landscape. Jeffery Day, architecture.<br /><br /></li> </ul><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=internalfund" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Price presents Nebraska Lecture Thursday http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=neblect Modern technology has given 19th-century American poet Walt Whitman the broad audience he always sought.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=neblect" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT MIT's Langer to discuss <br />commercializing research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=mit One of the world's leading innovators in biomedical and engineering research will offer tips on moving research from the lab to the marketplace during an April 13 video seminar for UNL faculty.<br /><br />Robert S. Langer, a chemical engineer and Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss the process for successfully commercializing research at 1:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union auditorium. The Office of Technology Development is sponsoring the free seminar.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=mit" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT What's in your freezer? http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-freezer How many cell lines, antibodies, vectors, plasmids and other types of biological materials are frozen and forgotten all over campus? Many UNL researchers develop useful biological materials in the course of their research, but simply keep them in storage or dispose of them when they are no longer needed. However, such materials may be commercially useful.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-freezer" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Diverse lineup for Research Fair April 14-16 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=researchfair The 2009 UNL Research Fair April 14-16 will feature presentations and events for faculty, staff and students on diverse topics including federal stimulus funding, international opportunities and <a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=sbir" target="_blank">working with industry and private foundations</a>.<br /><br />This is the seventh year for the annual campuswide celebration of research and creativity, sponsored by the Office of Research.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=researchfair" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Stimulus funding offers a rare opportunity http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=fromthevc Spring is always a busy and energizing time on campus. This year is especially exciting and promising because we have a rare opportunity to attract additional resources to support our important research.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=fromthevc" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT How to avoid Grants.gov delays http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-osp Starting the budget process earlier can help researchers avoid missing submission deadlines due to high traffic on Grants.gov, the portal for competitive federal grants.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-osp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Dates & Deadlines http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=dates April 9, <a href="http://research.unl.edu/docs/neblect_price.pdf" target="_blank">Spring Nebraska Lecture</a>, "'I pass so poorly with paper and types' - The Making and Remaking of Walt Whitman in the Digital Age," Kenneth Price, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union auditorium <br /><br /> April 13, <a href="http://otd.unl.edu/events/langer.shtml" target="_blank">"Creating and Implementing Breakthrough Medical Technology,"</a> Robert S. Langer, 1:30 p.m., Nebraska Union auditorium <br /><br /> April 14-16, <a href="http://researchfair.unl.edu/" target="_blank">UNL Research Fair</a>, Nebraska Union <br /><br /> April 21, <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">Nuramp module 4</a>: Budget preparation and development, Alexander West <br /><br /> April 23, <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp/workshops.shtml" target="_blank">Nuramp elective</a>: Grants.gov, Nebraska Union<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=dates" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Research Development Fellows named http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-fellows Twelve UNL faculty members have been selected for the inaugural <a href="http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/fellowsprogram.shtml" target="_blank">Research Development Fellows Program</a>, an initiative to help pre-tenure faculty successfully compete for grants.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-fellows" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Accolades http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=accolades <em>Recent awards, recognition and accomplishments by UNL faculty for research, scholarly and creative endeavors. E-mail your accomplishments information to <a href="mailto:vmiller2@unl.edu">vmiller2@unl.edu</a>.</em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=accolades" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT India trip builds partnerships http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-indiatrip Several new research and education partnerships forged during a UNL delegation's trip to India are expected to broaden international opportunities for faculty and students.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-indiatrip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Stimulus info, Alerts new on Web http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-stimulus Keep up with the latest information on stimulus spending information important to UNL on the Office of Research <a href="http://research.unl.edu/stimulus/">American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Web site</a>.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-stimulus" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT NSF policies and procedures update http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=toptip An updated version of NSF's <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf0929" target="_blank">Proposal &amp; Award Policies &amp; Procedures Guide</a>, NSF 09-29, takes effect today (April 6). <br /><br /> The update includes a substantive revision regarding NSF's implementation of the postdoctoral mentoring plan required by the America COMPETES Act. Beginning April 6, each NSF proposal that requests funding to support postdoctoral researchers must include - as a separate supplementary document - a description of the mentoring activities that will be provided for such individuals.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=toptip" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT New IACP site, policy manual http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-iacpweb A revamped Web site and policy manual for UNL's <a href="http://research.unl.edu/orr/animalsubjectsresearch.shtml" target="_blank">Institutional Animal Care Program and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee</a> provide easy-to-find information about the proper use of animals in research.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-iacpweb" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Shear on the job as Press director http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-shear The new director of the University of Nebraska Press says she is impressed by both the quality of the books in the Press's pipeline and the friendly Nebraska welcome she received in her first month on the job.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-shear" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT CAREER award aids Schubert's research http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-schubert Eva Schubert's laboratory is brimming with possibilities. <br /><br /> Schubert, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln materials scientist, is one of a handful of people in the world studying the potential for harnessing a unique type of nanomaterials known as hybrid chiral nanostructures.<br /><br />"Right now, there is so much that is unknown," said Schubert, an assistant professor of electrical engineering.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-schubert" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Top Sponsored Programs & Awards http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=topawards <em>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 faculty between Nov. 21, 2008, and March 31, 2009, as reported through <a href="http://nugrant.unl.edu" target="_blank">NUgrant</a>, UNL's electronic research administration system. </em><em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=topawards" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT NIH SBIR conference starts June 30 http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-sbir The <a href="http://nbdc.unomaha.edu/" target="_blank">Nebraska Business Development Center</a> will host the National Institutes of Health's 11th annual Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program national conference June 30 through July 1 at the Quest Center Omaha.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-sbir" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Conference highlights economics of water http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-waterconference The economics of water is the focus of UNL's sixth annual <a href="http://watercenter.unl.edu/WaterConference/WConf.asp" target="_blank">Water Law, Policy and Science Conference</a>. "Blue Gold: When Water Meets Money" is the theme of the April 29-30 event at Lincoln's Embassy Suites.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=nn-waterconference" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT NURAMP workshops under way http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp The <a href="http://research.unl.edu/nuramp" target="_blank">NURAMP</a> (Research Administration Management Program) series is under way for UNL faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students who conduct, support or administer research projects.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-nuramp" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT New export control resources http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-exportcontrol To uphold national security and trade protection, federal export laws and regulations restrict the use of sensitive or controlled information, materials and technology. UNL's <a href="http://research.unl.edu/orr/exportcontrol.shtml" target="_blank">Export Control Program</a> staff can help faculty determine whether their research projects are subject to export regulations and advise them when additional information or licenses are needed.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-exportcontrol" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT Research compliance a shared role http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-orr Everyone has a role in ensuring research is conducted ethically and responsibility. <br /><br /> The <a href="http://research.unl.edu/orr/" target="_blank">Office of Research Responsibility</a> fosters responsible conduct of university research and scholarship in compliance with federal, state and university regulations and guidelines. Faculty, staff and students engaged in research activities are encouraged to work with ORR to meet these goals.<em><a href="http://research.unl.edu/researchnews/April2009/story.php?ID=rr-orr" target="_blank"> more ...</a></em> Wed, 1 Apr 2009 14:00:00 GMT