News: Division of Research

Alyssa Crittenden
Research | December 26, 2017

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.

professor Rachael Robnett
Research | December 8, 2017

UNLV study analyzes power dynamics in marital relationships and reveals perceptions of men whose wives retain their own surname.

UNLV School of Medicine
Research | December 6, 2017

Researchers in UNLV's Department of Surgery continue work on statewide database to quantify human and economic costs of vehicular injuries -- and to identify prevention opportunities.

Lied Library
Research | November 30, 2017

UNLV Libraries Digital Scholarship offers a wide-ranging repository of research coming out of the university, accessible to all.

Researchers Dan Benyshek and Sharon Young
Campus News | November 29, 2017

Research finds that consuming encapsulated placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding; detectable changes shown in hormones.

Body camera on police officer.
Research | November 27, 2017

Study conducted for U.S. Dept. of Justice by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy, non-profit research organization CNA, and Las Vegas Metro Police.

Research | November 9, 2017

A unique teaching model at UNLV engages students in the classroom and empowers them beyond it.

U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Campus News | November 8, 2017

Federal granting agency approves Dr. David Di John, longtime pediatric infectious disease specialist, to lead program for patients living with HIV/AIDS.

UNLV gaming institute sign
Business and Community | November 8, 2017

International Gaming Institute reports are among the most comprehensive studies any jurisdiction has had available for use prior to integrated resort implementation.

Michelle Tomasino portrait
People | November 6, 2017

This recent hire ensures that clinical research trials transfer to UNLV’s new School of Medicine smoothly.

illustration of blackjack players
UNLV History | October 18, 2017

An early look at the benefits of gaming put UNLV on the national research map.

man sitting between burned trees.
Research | October 10, 2017

Economics researchers capitalize on the dynamics wildfire to prove infants’ proximity to smoke pollution while in utero affects birthweight.