• UNLV campus

    Space, Shakespeare, and The Hadza

    Three faculty garner 2018 Barrick Scholar Awards for their extensive research achievements.

  • Ross Bryant

    Newsmakers 2017: People

    A compilation of media coverage profiling just a few of the many people of UNLV who made news in 2017.

  • UNLV engineering students

    Newsmakers 2017: Student Success

    News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.

  • Alyssa Crittenden

    Newsmakers 2017: Research

    UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.

  • professor Rachael Robnett

    What’s in a Name? How Perception of Taking Spouse’s Surname Can Define Power in Marriage

    UNLV study analyzes power dynamics in marital relationships and reveals perceptions of men whose wives retain their own surname.

UNLV's Division of Research and Economic Development 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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"Being exposed to research has opened my eyes to a world I
had only hoped to be part of. It has not only positively affected
the way I view the world, but also my classroom experience
through the practice of what I learn during the lectures."

Olivier Clavel
UNLV undergraduate and OUR ambassador


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"At the earliest phase of their university education,
research experience provides undergraduates with
the opportunity to discover, appreciate, and enhance
knowledge as a complete body of collaborative work."

Anjala S. Krishen
marketing and international business professor

Helpful Links

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The division is dedicated to helping university faculty, staff, and students continue building UNLV's reputation as a nationally recognized research institution. Below are some helpful links to get you started.

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UNLV Innovation

UNLV Innovation is the research magazine of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Designed to provide enhanced coverage of UNLV research, scholarship, and creative activity, the magazine also seeks to inform various constituencies about the nature and value of university research.