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Research Briefs: Fall 2018

That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.

In This Series

Students examine flasks of fluid.
Campus News | September 21, 2017
UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.
UNLV logo sign
Research | June 1, 2018
Funding from National Institutes of Health will support human genetics research, develop pipeline of scientists working to make Nevada a leader in personalized medicine.
sign for "UNLV Research & Economic Development"
Research | June 6, 2018
Thirty-eight faculty will receive a combined $332,270 in seed funding for their research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Woman sitting in chair reading an iPad
Research | June 20, 2018
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | September 1, 2018
In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.
Kwang Kim and his mentees.
Research | September 1, 2018
UNLV engineer Kwang Kim was one of 155 academic inventors to be named a 2017 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
Librarian and student in an instructional session
Research | October 5, 2018
A national, multi-institutional study finds that academic library instruction helps keep undergraduates in school.

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