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."
James Busser and Wen Chang provide resorts with the insights they need to keep star employees.
Three students culminated 10 months of hard work by representing UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show with a better way to pop popcorn in the process.
UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.
In The News
Jan. 12, 2017 | Las Vegas Review-Journal
Jan. 12, 2017 | Gaming Today
Jan. 11, 2017 | Las Vegas Sun
Dec. 8, 2016 | Las Vegas Business Press
Nov. 15, 2016 | Vegs Inc.
Oct. 27, 2016 | yogonet
Oct. 12, 2016 | Associated Press
Oct. 3, 2016 | Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sep. 29, 2016 | Las Vegas Review-Journal
Aug. 17, 2016 | Las Vegas Review-Journal