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    Making Up for Lost Time with Hands-on Research Experiences

    Program helps get undergraduates back into UNLV's labs and centers and working alongside faculty mentors.

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    Out of the Lab and Into Administration

    VP of Research Ed Synakowski seeks new opportunities for UNLV to work with federally funded laboratories and new places to play his trombone.

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    Edmund Synakowski Named UNLV Vice President for Research

    Synakowski, currently the vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming, will join UNLV Aug. 30.

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    UNLV Engineering and Dental Researchers Partner with NASA, Colgate on June 3 Space Launch

    First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.

  • Dr. Levent Atici, Editor-in-Chief, Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal sitting at table holding copy of Spectra Magazine.

    Undergraduate Research Publication Created at UNLV

    "Spectra" will feature work of undergraduate students from wide variety of disciplines.

UNLV's Division of Research creates a campus environment that supports and promotes superior research, creative, and scholarly pursuits, ensuring our students and faculty can recognize their full intellectual potential.

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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.

Interdisciplinary Research

Cross-disciplinary research efforts can accelerate research, garner external funding, and enrich educational programs. The division fosters interdisciplinary collaborations through thoughtfully designed dedicated facilities, specialized centers and institutes, programming, and other resources it provides.

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UNLV Sports Research and Innovation Initiative

The UNLV Sports Research and Innovation Initiative strives to be the world leader in sports innovation and drive new brands of research, jobs, and industry throughout the region and beyond. It presents a unique opportunity for philanthropists to build an entirely new resource within Nevada in lockstep with the university. We welcome you to embark on this new venture with us.

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UNLV Innovation

UNLV Innovation, our award-winning research magazine, informs readers about a wide variety of real-world problems UNLV researchers are studying and solving.