You may be familiar with the concept of “export controls,” and the federal regulatory prohibition of sending certain types of commodities out of the United States. But are you also aware that the same regulations prohibit giving access to those items, or the related technical information, to certain foreign persons* within the United States?
Generally, an export is a shipment of items out of...
The National Academy of Engineering’s Online Ethics Center website serves as a resource for educators, practitioners, and students seeking to understand and address ethical issues that arise in their work. Primary audiences for the website are instructors and faculty who teach ethics topics as part of their classes or their mentoring activities, or as an entire class.
The website is seeking...
Automated enforcement of business rules by NIH eRA systems plays an important role in the application submission process – it helps you and it helps NIH. Understanding what that role covers can be the difference between your application moving forward to review and not.
System-enforced application validations are what they are – nothing more, nothing less.
a strategy for providing...
What makes a distinguished career in research? Perhaps the key is reinvention, or a willingness to embrace new directions and ideas. When University Professor John Aber stepped down from his role as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2013, he returned his full attention to research, focusing on the sustainability of UNH’s innovative Organic Dairy Research Farm.
University of New Hampshire scientists on a seafloor mapping mission have discovered a new seamount near the Johnson Atoll in the Pacific Ocean. The yet-unnamed summit, located about 300 kilometers southeast of uninhabited Jarvis Island, lies in one of the least explored areas of the central Pacific Ocean.
The seamount was discovered in August when James Gardner, research professor in the UNH-...