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Research News features information to enhance the success of our research, scholarship and creative activities. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Office of Research and Economic Development publishes the newsletter monthly to provide news about research, faculty resources, services, policies and procedures, accomplishments and coming events.

ORED announces three recipients of arts and humanities seed funding

Posted July 2, 2020

Three University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty have been selected for seed funding from the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Arts and Humanities Research Enhancement Program. The projects were selected with an eye toward achieving the university’s larger goals set forth in the N2025 Strategic Plan.


Safety ‘self-audit’ can ensure lab is ready to restart research

Posted July 1, 2020

As Nebraska’s research enterprise ramps back up after being significantly scaled back at the end of March, Environmental Health and Safety recommends that supervisors and lab staff walk through lab spaces and identify any potential safety issues and make sure they are addressed prior to restarting research work.


Updates from the Research COVID-19 Task Force: June 29-July 3

Posted June 29, 2020

As UNL continues making plans for the fall semester, the Research Task Force will send regular updates to investigators on topics related to resuming research and creative activities. This message addresses topics for the week of June 29-July 3.


AAAS hosting webinars on S&T policy fellowships

Posted June 24, 2020

A series of informational webinars about American Association for the Advancement of Science fellowships is underway. The next session is scheduled July 16.


Updates from the Research COVID-19 Task Force: June 22-25

Posted June 22, 2020

As UNL continues making plans for the fall semester, the Research Task Force will send regular updates to investigators on topics related to resuming research and creative activities. This message addresses topics for the week of June 22-25. This communication is being distributed to PIs with approved research and creative activity re-opening plans as well […]


Faculty invited to provide input on research data needs

Posted June 18, 2020

Nebraska faculty are invited to participate in a series of online listening sessions intended to shape the future of research data services and infrastructure at UNL. The series runs June 22-July 17, with sessions organized around disciplinary topic areas.


Advice given on safely reopening research, creative activity spaces

Posted June 17, 2020

As more faculty, staff and students begin looking forward to fall, the safety of our community remains the highest priority. The Office of Research and Economic Development and the Research Task Force will be communicating frequently on topics and updates that are applicable to research and creative spaces. The following information addresses some of the most commonly asked questions from the Nebraska research community.


Nanoscientist Sellmyer’s leadership transforms research culture

Posted May 29, 2020

Much has been written about David Sellmyer’s 47-year career as an outstanding materials and nanoscientist researcher. By leading multiple centers, his work helped define research at Nebraska.



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