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Our Region’s Helping Hands

UNLV researchers work to brighten the future for Nevada, its neighbors, and beyond.

In This Series

Nursing students practice on a manikin
Campus News | March 21, 2017
Step into the custom-designed training center for UNLV nursing students where manikins talk, blood is made by the gallon, and life-saving skills are mastered.
Stephanie McLaughlin
Research | April 7, 2017
Scholar's research on campus inspires more work to increase the Las Vegas community’s access to quality mental health care.
Jennifer Guthrie with two sets of hands on her shoulders
Research | April 27, 2017
Study highlights the importance of effective communication between survivors of domestic violence and the shelter staff who help them.
Eshani Lee
Research | May 19, 2017
Doctoral candidate Eshani Lee’s research ensures college chemistry knowledge doesn’t get lost in translation.
stethoscope
Research | July 13, 2017
The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.
woman pointing at computer with man looking on.
Research | September 19, 2017
Through a new faculty-student mentorship program, a team of UNLV researchers is exploring how this piece of gear might help children with autism.
man sitting between burned trees.
Research | October 10, 2017
Economics researchers capitalize on the dynamics wildfire to prove infants’ proximity to smoke pollution while in utero affects birthweight.

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Research | August 15, 2019
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
Research | August 5, 2019
Research by a UNLV environmental communication expert offers strategies for improving the dialogue around climate change.
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Research | July 26, 2019
UNLV Medicine surgeons reviewed pavement burn admissions to a Las Vegas burn center over five years to determine how hot is too hot.