News: Division of Research

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.

Dr. Karl Kingsley and Dr. James Mah hold a model of a tooth.
Research | October 3, 2017

UNLV researchers developed a method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.

travel review website
Research | September 27, 2017

Sarah Tanford’s research through simulated online review sites demonstrates the impact consumer opinion can have on the service industry.

woman pointing at computer with man looking on.
Research | September 19, 2017

Through a new faculty-student mentorship program, a team of UNLV researchers is exploring how this piece of gear might help children with autism.

researcher in lab
Research | September 12, 2017

UNLV research efforts have consistently grown over its 60-year life span, setting us on track to someday becoming one of the premier research universities in the nation.