Vaughn Cooper, UNH associate professor of microbiology and genetics, and his team of scientists will share in a major grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), collaborating with researchers from universities across the nation to study the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the Universe. Cooper’s team will look specifically at how microbes growing on...
Erik Swartz, professor of kinesiology, has received a major grant from Under Armour, the NFL and GE as part of their Head Health Challenge II to advance research and practice to better protect against brain injury. The disruptive ideas introduced by the grantees are designed to increase brain safety for athletes, members of the armed forces, and society at-large.
Swartz will lead a study to...
The Department of Psychology and Prevention Innovations have received a grant in excess of one million dollars from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test the effectiveness of Prevention Innovations’ sexual assault and relationship violence bystander prevention program, Bringing in the Bystander®, with youth in nearly 30 high schools across New England.
“The study has the...
The UNH Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its meeting schedule for the Spring 2015 semester. Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.
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 October’s stories below. Find the rest of the October Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.