Research and Economic Development

Regents' Rising Researcher Award

The Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award is given annually to one NSHE faculty member from UNLV, UNR, and DRI. Awards are based on early-career accomplishments and potential for future advancement and recognition in research.

Recipients must be nominated for this honor.

Application Materials

Award Timeline

  • Notification sent by Chancellor’s Office to NSHE campuses to begin the nomination process: Late August/Early September
  • Campuses forward nominations to System Office: late November
  • Recommendations shall be presented to the Research and Economic Development Committee for final approval

Composition of NSHE Selection Committee

  • Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College
  • Appropriate senior research faculty
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