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UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Jul. 7, 2017

The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.

Biochemistry professor Ron Gary
Jul. 6, 2017

Biochemist Ron Gary's enzyme research seeks to defeat cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

Ka-Voka Jackson is working to restore native plants in the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. (Courtesy Photo)
Jun. 13, 2017

Native American master's student Ka-Voka Jackson is working to protect the environment and preserve her Hualapai culture.

Solar panels in the Eldorado Valley
May. 25, 2017

Researchers investigate the environmental footprint of solar facilities to guide future design.

Jonathan Baker and colleagues examine stalagmite in a cave
May. 22, 2017

UNLV Ph.D. candidate’s research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.

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The High Pressure Science and Engineering Center (HiPSEC) is supported by the DOE-NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliances. HiPSEC is based at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of faculty, staff and students of the Physics and Astronomy , Geoscience, Chemistry and Engineering Departments.