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    Longtime research director brings nearly 20 years of advisory and leadership experience in transition to lead role.

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    Rewriting Nevada's Mining Story

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Interdisciplinary Research

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Centers, Labs, Institutes & Museums

The following centers, institutes, archives, and laboratories have been approved by the Board of Regents to provide research, specialized scholarly activity, education, and/or public service in furtherance of interdisciplinary study, outreach, and acquisition of extramural funding.

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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 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.

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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 Undergraduate Research

Students benefit tremendously from involvement in research. The Office of Undergraduate Research inspires and supports undergraduate students in their efforts to discover, innovate, create, and experience research at UNLV, connecting students and faculty with the resources and professional development necessary for successful research experiences.

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Office of Clinical Trials

The UNLV Office of Clinical Trials is a vital resource in supporting interventional, observational, and epidemiological research in relation to human subjects.