Imagine a world where doctors and scientists could understand the most fundamental causes of human blindness. For Rick Cote, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences, it is this ultimate goal — coupled with an innate curiosity about how vision works at the molecular level — that fuels his passion for research.
A four-year study led by Paul Kirshen, research professor of civil and environmental engineering at UNH, will examine the future of dams in New England. The project marks an expansion in partners and scope for the New England Sustainability Consortium (NEST), adding Rhode Island to the existing partnership between Maine and New Hampshire.
The project will empower stakeholders to make complex...
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 July’s stories below. Find the rest of the July Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) oversees the welfare of vertebrate animals in NIH-funded studies. NIH announced on August 10, 2015 that OLAW will extend its oversight of vertebrate animal welfare to studies funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two agencies is posted at http://grants....