News: Division of Research

two women at a desk looking over photos and color samples
People |

After 17 years in the health care industry, this animal lover is the Division of Research's new research integrity officer.

UNLV professor standing in lab with computer screen in front of him
Research |

International team explores how our cells detect and destroy disease-causing proteins with specificity; findings published Feb. 20 in the journal Molecular Cell.

Horseshoe Bend is a horseshoe-shaped incised meander of the Colorado River located near the town of Page, Arizona, United States. It is also referred to as the "east rim of the Grand Canyon.”
Campus News |

UNLV, regional academic partners awarded milestone 'Engines' grant from NSF to translate sustainability ideas into tangible technologies.

a man at a table with a microscope and open book
UNLV History |

The late biology professor documented the history of Southern Nevada through its plants.

individual swinging a red light saber with a glowing photo effect
People |

UNLV’s Research Impact Librarian enjoys connecting with others through pop culture. 

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News |

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

close up of NASA logo etched on crystal
Research |

UNLV faculty earned two grants this summer through NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project to enhance STEM curriculum for students and advance promising research.  

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People |

The research expert recently received a $3.5M grant to conduct a study on LGBTQIA+ caregivers of dementia patients and their experiences.

Graduation surprise
Campus News |

News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

China's FAST radio telescope
Research |

International team reports on a radio pulsar phase of a Galactic magnetar that emitted a fast radio burst in 2020; observations suggest unique origins for “bursts” and “pulses," which adds to FRB formation theory.

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Research |

Boxers, MMA fighters with traumatic encephalopathy syndrome diagnoses may be more likely to develop severe degenerative brain disease, research finds.

female student and male faculty member posing in science lab
Campus News |

Jessica Grifaldo, the only UNLV student to receive the award this year, credits Life Sciences professor Eduardo Robleto for encouraging her to pursue research.