A spark ignites. It excites. And it marks the transfer of passion into something far more expansive and wide-reaching. It’s an ideal analogy for the research enterprise at UNH, the state’s flagship public university and one of the nation’s high-impact research universities. Read SPARK.
The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.
Preview a few of May’s stories below. Find the rest of the May Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
Have you identified a need for a major piece of instrumentation to be shared at UNH? Interested in applying to the National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) in January?
A new Letter of Intent phase of the UNH internal competition is designed to allow more time for PIs to prepare competitive proposals and to secure support for the NSF-required cost sharing....
UNH assistant professor of physics Patricia Solvignon is one of the 44 researchers selected to receive a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Early Career Research Program award this year. Dr. Solvignon’s research topic is “New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and their Effects on Nuclei.” An abstract of Dr. Solvignon's project can be found here.
The DOE Early Career Research...
A terrifying few moments flying into the top of an active thunderstorm in a research aircraft has led to an unexpected discovery that could help explain the longstanding mystery of how lightning gets initiated inside a thunderstorm. UNH physicist Joseph Dwyer and lightning science colleagues from the University of California at Santa Cruz and Florida Tech describe the turbulent encounter and...