From heavenly bodies to the human body, our faculty and students are making new discoveries, solving critical problems, and finding ways to help us better understand ourselves and the world around us.
Services for Researchers
The Division of Research and Economic Development serves the UNLV research community through a variety of administrative support activities. Whether you’d like to locate funding opportunities, ask questions about research integrity, or develop partnerships with the private sector, we’re here to help.
Research Week Events
Both graduate and undergraduate students benefit tremendously from involvement in research and develop valuable practical and analytical skills from their participation. The Graduate College and the Office of Undergraduate Research can help guide interested students.
"Doing research as an undergraduate was so important in shaping my future both academically and professionally, and gave me a strong foundation to succeed in my Ph.D. program. I'm excited to be a part of the founding team for the Office of Undergraduate Research where we're developing programs to make research accessible and relevant to UNLV undergrads."
Four faculty researchers have been turning heads in their fields and well beyond.
Exoplanet discoveries have opened up brash new ways to think about the way systems operate in distant galaxies, and challenged how we approach own galactic neighborhood.
Liberal arts professor Tim Gauthier explores post-9/11 fiction to determine what these stories say about how the tragedy changed us.
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