Resources for Researchers

Resources for Researchers

These programs are designed to help researchers learn about the variety of resources available at UNH to support their research and scholarly activity.

Check the Research Office Workshop/Seminar Calendar regularly to see what programs will be offered.




Faculty/Postdoc Education Loan Repayment Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will repay up to $35,000 in student loans each year for Ph.D. or postdoctoral scientists who agree to conduct “qualified” biomedical, behavioral, social, or clinical research, REGARDLESS of whether or not they have external funding for their research. Dain Laroche (Kinesiology), a successful NIH Loan Repayment Program awardee, will share his insights  and answer attendees’ questions about the Program.            NIH Loan Repayment Program website

Audience: Faculty and Research Staff

Attendance: Open - UNH community

Presentation and Materials from May 14, 2012 Workshop:


Program Overview


Navigating UNH Research Office Services and Supports

Presentations by Research Office service unit staff to acquaint new faculty with:

  • Specific services available to support conduct of research and scholarship at UNH,
  • How to “navigate” the UNH system to submit proposals for external support, and
  • Critical information about responsible conduct of research and scholarship that applies to all types of research, teaching, and advising students.

Audience: All Faculty (particularly 1st and 2nd years)

Attendance: By invitation; RSVP required 

Video of October 7, 2011 Presentation (Run time: approx. 90 min):



Survey, Evaluation and Assessment Services


Overview of survey, polling, project design, statistical support, program evaluation, and assessment resources and services available from the UNH Survey Center, the Carsey Institute, and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to support research and other scholarly activities.

Audience: Faculty, research staff, post-docs and graduate students

Attendance: Open - UNH community

Presentations and Materials from March 18, 2013 Workshop:

Video of workshop (Run time: approx. 90 min)

      UNH Survey Center   Survey design and execution 
  Andrew Smith, Director
  Presentation:   UNH Survey Center Capabilities 03-08-2013
  Links:   UNH Survey Center/HOME
Carsey Institute
Statistical design, Statistical analysis, Program evaluation
  Bruce Mallory, Interim Director
  Presentation:   Carsey_Institute_March_18_2013
  Handouts:   Carsey Institute Evaluation Program - brochure
      Carsey Five-Year Report, 2008-2013
  Links:   Carsey Institute/HOME
      Carsey Institute/Research Resources/Evaluation Program
Center for Excellence in
Teaching and Learning
Assessment of student learning outcomes
  Victor Benassi, Faculty Director
  Handout:   Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Services
  Links:   Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning/HOME
      Assessment Coordinator for Student Learning Outcomes, Elizabeth Tappin



UNH Cooperative Extension: Using Engagement to Broaden the Impact of Your Project

As an application and extension arm of the UNH research community, Cooperative Extension's mission is to bring research-based information to varied audiences. This workshop will introduce faculty to Cooperative Extension, discuss the broad range of expertise and programming offered, and explore the role Extension may play when responding to calls for proposals or designing program evaluation and implementation strategies.

Audience: Faculty, research staff, post-docs and graduate students

Attendance: Open - UNH community

Materials from October 28, 2011 Workshop:
      UNH CE Brochure



Contact Information


Research Development and Communications

Kathryn B. Cataneo
Director of Research Development & Communications


Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate


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