Research at Nebraska 2021-2022 Report

Tag: Interdisciplinary Research



Core Facility Focuses on Media Arts

Media arts and technologies are key components in education, and Nebraska will continue to be a major contributor to those efforts, thanks to an infusion of funding. The Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts received $625,000 from the university’s Nebraska Research Initiative to establish itself as a core research facility at Nebraska. The facility […]

Inspiring Innovation with Arts, Emerging Media

Nobody knows how media technology will evolve in the coming years. But helping educators and others understand, embrace and teach innovation is key to future generations’ success in using it. A Husker team is doing just that with a five-year pilot project to promote teaching innovation through arts and emerging media in Nebraska public schools. […]

Virtual Immune System Could Aid Medicine

Before launching a rocket, scientists use a digital twin for test runs to optimize performance. For researchers trying to develop new drugs and therapeutics, there’s no computer representation of the immune system – even though it’s one of the human body’s most complex “machines.” Tomas Helikar, Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor of Biochemistry, wants to […]

Preparing the Next Generation of Research Leaders

To successfully lead research programs and interdisciplinary projects, faculty need to develop skills beyond their discipline, including business acumen, management and leadership. The Office of Research and Economic Development supports faculty through innovative programs designed to prepare the next generation of research leaders. “Emphasis on research leadership is one of the cornerstones of our work,” […]