Tools for UNH Researchers

HR Issues to be Aware of as a Start-up

Hosting Office: OSVPR - UNHInnovation

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community-at-large

Industry experts will share their knowledge on key strategies to help you formulate a successful business plan, develop long-term company goals, and take an existing business to the next level.

4:00-5:00 PM  Seminar
5:00-7:00 PM  Refreshments and Networking    

Faculty Research Excellence Seminar: Climate Change and the Rising Microbial Tide

Hosting Office: OSVPR - Research Development & Communications

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, Community

UNHInnovation: A Busy Start to 2014!

It’s been a cold and snowy 2014 so far, students have returned for the spring semester, and UNHInnovation (UNHI) is excited about its line-up of activities over the next few months.

Follow UNH Research Computing on Twitter

It’s so simple now to follow us on Twitter.  All you have to do is go to http://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/research-computing-center and click on the button that says Follow@UNHRCI.  Once you’re following us you’ll get instant Twitter notifications alerting you to new blog posts and other good stuff.  Easy!

Early Stage Venture Financing for America’s Technology Entrepreneurs

 

New Hampshire ranks 22nd in total federal dollars awarded to small companies that have early-stage and high risk technologies with high potential for commercialization.  Through the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, New Hampshire companies have received over $425M since the program’s inception. To increase the financing of New Hampshire’s entrepreneurial initiatives, NH Inspires Innovation will offer a series of SBIR/STTR workshops around the state.

RCI Student Operator Develops CanopyApp

RCI recognizes student operator and Junior Computer Science major Dexter Richards for his outstanding work in developing, designing, and testing CanopyApp.  Sponsored by Annette Schloss of the UNH Earth Systems Research Center, CanopyApp is a multi-platform app that measures forest canopy cover in photographs taken by users.  The application works by masking colors specified by the user and then generating a percentage of canopy cover.  Designed for use by foresters, or anyone interested in canopy density, the app serves as a digital substitute for, or supplement to, a hand-held device call

“Excuse me, can you repeat that? What does that mean?”

Technology transfer is like any other field with a host of its own unique terms and acronyms, all designed to confuse and intimidate those not in the know.  Confusion is not really the intention, but it's the look I often receive when one of these terms slips into a conversation.  Particularly when speaking with people outside UNHInnovation (UNHI), the conversation is frequently interrupted by a request for clarification.  In an effort to bridge this gap and get everyone on the same page, we’ll start small and over the course of several blogs begin to create a glossary for some of the diffe

Now on Blackboard: A Tutorial for Creating Posters

In 2010, Sherry Palmer, a UNH staff member, completed the current iteration of a Research Poster Tutorial, Creating a Large Format Poster to Present Your Research. Just recently, I was able to find a way to share this detailed and extremely helpful tool with all of UNH in a secure downloadable manner on Blackboard.

NASA to Live Stream Virtual Town Hall on Dec 3 to Present Restructured Research & Analysis Program

NASA's Planetary Science Division announces a virtual town hall presenting the Research and Analysis Program Restructuring. The town hall will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 12:00 noon to 4:00 pm (EST). A presentation by Jonathan Rall will be followed by a question/answer period. The town hall will be live-streamed with participation available to anyone having Internet access.

UNH to Receive Scanning Electron Microscope

UNH has recently received a NSF Major Research Instrumentation award for a new Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscope (FIB-SEM).  The unit will be housed at the University Instrumentation Center (UIC) in the basement of Parsons Hall.  The grant is a result of a collaborative proposal developed by investigators from Mechanical Engineering, Earth Sciences, Materials Science, and the UIC.  Expect to hear more about this in February 2014.

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