News: Division of Research

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

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

aerial of Colorado River
Research | May 10, 2022

Confronted in our desert backyard by the inescapable effects of a deteriorating environment, these UNLV researchers, professors, and activists are fighting to mitigate the effects of climate change on scientific, legal, and sociological fronts.

headshots of a man and a woman
Campus News | May 5, 2022

Edwin Oh uses genetics to improve health while Katherine Hertlein explores healthy relationships and the connection between sexuality and technology.

professor and student during research presentation
People | April 26, 2022

Through research and advocacy for her students, engineering professor Jacimari Batista helps address Nevada's natural resources issues.

artist conception of fast radio burst
Research | March 17, 2022

New study by international team of scientists identifies polarization as key trait that may reveal the origin of the powerful millisecond-long cosmic radio explosions.  

detail shot of gloved hand processing samples in test tubes
Research | March 16, 2022

Research by nursing professors helping address issues from trouble sleeping to health education and psychiatric care.

code on computer screen
Research | March 15, 2022

Research division hosting event to explore unmet needs and plan for the future of UNLV's computing infrastructure.

UNLV neuroscientist Rochelle Hines and a student work in the lab
Research | February 22, 2022

UNLV-led research team identifies key brain protein to target for new customized drug therapies treating adverse symptoms of developmental disorder subtypes.

pills and medicine bottle
Campus News | January 21, 2022

New service aids UNLV researchers while serving community members with chronic illnesses.

woman jogging on campus
People | January 18, 2022

Executive assistant in the research division usually starts her day with a run on campus.

Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine graduates line up to cross the commencement stage
Campus News | December 30, 2021

A collection of 2021 headlines highlighting medical school milestones, a steady stronghold on diversity and research rankings, student success, and media mentions featuring faculty experts.

people doing research
Research | December 27, 2021

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a roundup of some of our top stories of 2021.