Topic: Research

A dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
A pile of books is topped by a special edition of Candide by Voltaire.
Research | June 4, 2019
June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy. As men fought their way through France, it was books like these that helped sustain them during wartime.
silhouette of woman holding razor against blue background
Research | June 4, 2019
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
An exterior view of the Colusa Casino on a sunny day.
Research | May 30, 2019
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
protesters in front of white house holding "impeach" sign
Research | May 24, 2019
UNLV law professor Peter Brandon Bayer on the standards for impeachment and the need for political neutrality.
A 3D illustration of the human brain.
Research | May 21, 2019
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
A video game controller and keyboard used in an esports game.
Research | May 8, 2019
UNLV gaming researcher explores the potential impacts of cheating in a burgeoning industry.
tree on hillside
Research | May 2, 2019
Sociology doctoral student Nick Mac Murray studies activists working to change how America views and approaches the burials of their dearly departed.
Dominic A. Armendariz working at his computer.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant looked at learning theories to build a better school design.
Karsyn Wilson sitting on stage in an empty theater.
Research | May 1, 2019
Through interviews and writing, this Research & Creative Honors Program participant discovered how storytelling empowers marginalized groups.
Patrick Messimertesting a the strength of a 3d printed piece of material.
Research | May 1, 2019
This Research & Creative Honors Program participant is as curious as he was in the third grade — only now he's an undergraduate researcher.