Topic: Research

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.
A woman plays chuck-a-luck
Research | June 6, 2018
As gaming proliferates nationwide, what becomes of women who become addicted, and turn to crime? An Eadington Fellow aims to find out.
Silhouette of man sitting in a dark room in front of a glowing computer screen.
Research | June 5, 2018
Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.
desert mountain landscape
Research | June 4, 2018
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
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.
Scott Abella
Research | May 30, 2018
Scott Abella and his team of researchers use land near solar power plant to coax desert tortoise population back to health.
Rachell Ekroos
Research | May 24, 2018
A nursing researcher helps those affected by violent crimes receive quality, equitable assistance from the law enforcement, medical, and justice systems.
computer screen with global data
Research | May 21, 2018
The head of the Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine the costs and benefits of sharing your DNA with science.
Silhouette of businesswoman with briefcase standing in doorway
Research | May 11, 2018
A first-of-its-kind book provides faculty with tools to help students understand — and maybe even surmount — threshold concepts.
Portrait Bo Bernhard
Research | May 10, 2018
Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.
Breanna Boppre
Research | May 8, 2018
Boppre channeled her childhood experience into a lifelong goal of bringing changes to the incarceration system in order to help people rebuild their lives.
Portrait Michael Schwob
Research | May 3, 2018
Stepping into the world of research helped one student choose a career, make new friends, and get a head start on the future.