Topic: Research

A portrait of Edmund “Ed” Synakowski, wearing a suit and tie.
Research | October 26, 2021
VP of Research Ed Synakowski seeks new opportunities for UNLV to work with federally funded laboratories and new places to play his trombone.
woman leaving slot machines
Research | October 18, 2021
UNLV researchers discover that a common strategy to increase play time on slot machines simply doesn’t add up. 
artist conception of fast radio burst being captured by large telescope
Research | October 13, 2021
A flurry of more than 1,650 FRBs detected by FAST telescope over 47 days in 2019 unlocks clues to the nature and location of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.
Two telescopic images side by side of a distant star system. Left shows blue dust rings and right features a peculiar gap
Research | October 1, 2021
Potential discovery of a circumtriple planet has implications for bolstering our understanding of planet formation.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus.
Research | September 29, 2021
Local partnership grows to 20 states; monitoring begins in October with implications for future influenza vaccine development.
MRI scan of a brain with Alzheimer's disease.
Research | September 28, 2021
Study, published this month in Communications Biology, reveals that chronic hyperglycemia impairs memory.
Research | September 24, 2021
Psychology professor Chris Kearney says refocusing on basic skills will help get schoolchildren get back on track.
Research | September 23, 2021
UNLV historian Michelle Tusan's contribution to The Lausanne Project helps to build a better understanding of the First World War as a conflict that didn't really end until 1923.
Research | September 20, 2021
In a new book, UNLV librarians explore “deficit thinking” and encourage new approaches that better support student learning.
illustration of name tags with variations on the name "Jane Doe"
Research | August 31, 2021
UNLV scholarly communication librarian connects faculty with tools like ORCID to manage their publications and online presence.
A boat sails along the water at Lake Mead with the bathub ring and mountains pictured in the background
Research | August 17, 2021
UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.
medicine vial
Research | August 17, 2021
And what to share with those who keep using them