News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Pregnant woman
Research | September 1, 2018
UNLV anthropology researchers Daniel Benyshek, Laura Gryder, and Sharon Young found that placentophagy may not deliver the benefits practitioners anticipate.
Students in a lab
Research | September 1, 2018
An annual accounting of research and economic development activity over the last fiscal year.
Kwang Kim and his mentees.
Research | September 1, 2018
UNLV engineer Kwang Kim was one of 155 academic inventors to be named a 2017 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | September 1, 2018
In the last two years, two UNLV faculty members and four students have visited various parts of the world to study, teach, and foster international goodwill as part of the prestigious Fulbright Program.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | September 1, 2018
Authors explore social justice efforts springing from art, techniques for helping students accept new knowledge that may threaten long-held beliefs, and more.
game controller
Research | August 28, 2018
An education researcher turns to the digital realm of video games for a way to identify children’s behavioral problems in the real world.
Research | August 24, 2018
A visiting professor and international researcher involves UNLV dental students in studies that address new methods for treating cavities among children.
stethoscope
Research | August 23, 2018
Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network to expand research capacity at UNLV and 12 partner institutions with the aim of improving the health of residents.
still from tv show set
Research | August 15, 2018
A new book on NBC’s Parks and Recreation sheds light on how feminist ideologies and humor within the TV show helped challenge our thinking.
computer screen and smartphone on gambling website
Research | August 8, 2018
The challenges of restricting offshore gaming create headaches for governments around the world.
sunlight through water
Research | August 7, 2018
A new book explores Gandhian thought and Quakerism to show us how both contribute to humanity’s quest for world peace.
UNLV sign with flashlight in background
Business and Community | July 23, 2018
The three organizations will collaborate to research and develop new autonomous transportation solutions for Southern Nevada.