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    The Interview: Christina Miskey

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

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    UNLV Newsmakers 2023: August

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

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    UNLV Earns NASA Awards to Bolster Space-Related Research, Education Opportunities

    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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    The Interview: Jason Flatt

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

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    UNLV Newsmakers 2023: Summer

    News stories from the summer featuring UNLV students and faculty.

Interdisciplinary Research

Researcher Profiles

Dr. Alyssa Crittenden
Feb. 27, 2023
  By Leslie Venzuela Dr. Alyssa Crittenden is the Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate College. She came to UNLV 12 years ago as an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts. Dr. Crittenden says she is an anthropologist and human biologist. Her research focuses on the investigation of the relationship between human…
Dr. Jaeyun Moon
Jan. 31, 2023
  By Leslie Venzuela Dr. Jaeyun Moon, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, arrived at UNLV in the fall of 2014. After earning her B.S. and M.S. degrees in materials science and engineering from Hanyang University in South Korea, Dr. Moon started her career at Samsung Electronics as a semiconductor engineer and…
Dr. Jeremy Cho
Jan. 31, 2023
  By Leslie Venzuela H. Jeremy Cho, an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, has received the NSF CAREER award for his project, "Continuous atmospheric water harvesting through gels." Dr. Cho came to UNLV in the Fall of 2019. He is originally from Hawaii, but said he decided to go “somewhere completely different for college.” He…


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Research Offices

The UNLV Division of Research offers a variety of support services to our students, faculty, partners, and community through the following offices:

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Office of Clinical Trials

A vital resource in supporting intervention, observational, and epidemiological research related to human subjects. The Office of Clinical Trials provides liaison services to the Principal Investigator and the sponsors, developing strategic alliances and partnerships between the two, and centralizing support for efficient and successful clinical research.

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Office of Research Integrity

Only when research is conducted in a safe and conscientious manner can people rely on the outcomes.
To this end, the Office of Research Integrity promotes the ethical and responsible conduct of research by helping UNLV researchers comply with regulations at local, state, and federal levels.

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Office of Sponsored Programs

Funding is critical for launching, conducting, and continuing research, scholarship, and creative activities. The Office of Sponsored Programs enhances and facilitates these and other sponsored activities by providing the university community with professional administrative and financial expertise in the management of external funding.