Cover of Innovation magazine 2018

UNLV Innovation

2018
Fall 2018
Six UNLV researchers
The history of health research is one of men studying men. Several UNLV researchers are flipping the script, creating new possibilities for women’s health and well-being in the process.
game controller
An education researcher turns to the digital realm of video games for a way to identify children’s behavioral problems in the real world.
Plate with food made out of money
UNLV researchers explore how plant genes, food rescue, and financial savvy could help feed humankind.
A visiting professor and international researcher involves UNLV dental students in studies that address new methods for treating cavities among children.
Portrait Bo Bernhard
Vegas native Bo Bernhard’s research on the city’s top industry, hospitality and gaming, informs billion-dollar business decisions around the world and closer to home.
two women at resort property
Few women hold executive positions in the hospitality industry. Two UNLV researchers explore the implications.
detail shot of marimba
Project transcends academic disciplines and engages students and colleagues across continents in the process of creating an instrument with wood that sings.
illustration
UNLV engineers developed a team of drones that detect radioactivity in areas where it’s unsafe or unfeasible for other trackers to go.
group with candles
After the Oct. 1 shooting, UNLV researcher Stephen Benning found increases in stress and gratitude. Here, he shares perspective on his findings.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
That pain in your neck may be from your tablet device, how librarians help keep students in school, a research course that has undergrads digging up viruses, and more.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Authors explore social justice efforts springing from art, techniques for helping students accept new knowledge that may threaten long-held beliefs, and more.
Students in a lab
An annual accounting of research and economic development activity over the last fiscal year.