News: Division of Research

lithium mine pools with mountains in background
Research | November 29, 2022

With a rich store of lithium in our lands, the state has a chance to capitalize on the ever-growing demand for clean energy. Here’s how we can ensure this boom doesn’t go bust.

portrait of man in suit jacket
People | November 17, 2022

Vice President for Research David Hatchett's first goal is hiring more staff to make it easier for faculty to get grant funding.

artistic illustration with woman as well as globe and chemistry bottles
People | October 31, 2022

After spending most of her public health career living out of a suitcase, Louisa Messenger has settled down to bring her expertise in infectious diseases and insects to Las Vegas.

Sam Sokalzuk works on object/people recognition for cars.
Campus News | August 10, 2022

NSF-funded program welcomes undergraduates from across the nation to UNLV for hands-on experiences alongside top faculty.

 

image of diamond anvil cell in a lab
Research | August 3, 2022

Newly published research builds on team’s landmark 2020 discovery of a room-temperature superconductor by replicating results with even greater efficiency. 

mother holding newborn baby
Research | August 1, 2022

UNLV midwifery experts’ analysis proves maternal health benefits of burgeoning labor and delivery method.

photo illustration featured woman speaking
Research | August 1, 2022

The clinical trials manager is helping to increase opportunities for the community to be part of UNLV's expanding healthcare research programs.

man posing
Research | July 7, 2022

Qiang Zhu receives NSF CAREER Award for his work to guide the development of organic materials important to energy and memory storage.

 

man working with microscope
Research | June 23, 2022

Here's how UNLV's radiochemistry program is building a diverse workforce for the nation's nuclear energy sector.

 

cigarette
Research | June 8, 2022

Nicotine impacts bone health — upping chance of wrist, spine, other breaks by nearly 40%.

2022 UNLV Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | June 2, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting the experts and student changemakers at UNLV.

"bathtub ring" around Lake Mead
Research | May 13, 2022

How UNLV anthropologist Jennifer Byrnes is helping improve training for forensic scientists.