2010

NOAA Tests ROV Little Hercules at Chase Ocean Engineering Lab

Before its upcoming Pacific cruise, the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Little Hercules visited the engineering tank at UNH’s Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory for a shakedown cruise of sorts.

Physics Prof Receives Fulbright Award to Work at New Lab in Paris

Amitava Bhattacharjee, Peter Paul Professor of Physics, recently received a Fulbright award to spend his sabbatical year (2010-11) at the newly established Laboratoire de Physique des Plasmas (LPP) in Paris.

New Translations of Two Novels from Ancient Greece Published by UNH Classics Prof

Stephen Trzaskoma, Associate Professor of Classics and Supervisor of Ancient Greek Language Courses, has published new translations of Callirhoe and An Ephesian StoryLearn more...

Bobcat Research in NH is a Joint Effort between UNH and the NH Fish & Game Dept.

UNH graduate student Derek Broman and Wildlife Ecology Professor John Litvaitis are working on a cooperative project with the NH Fish and Game Department to study bobcat's health, population, and their movement throughout the southwest part of the state.  Learn more...

Environmental Engineering Professor Nancy Kinner's Expertise on Oil Spill Sought by Media

As oil continued to gush from the Gulf of Mexico spill, UNH civil and environmental engineering professor Nancy Kinner was highly sought-after for her expertise on the environmental impact of such a spill … and for her ability to communicate that expertise to the media. TV, radio and print media across the U.S. and around the world – including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and ABC News — interviewed Kinner, who is co-director of the UNH/NOAA Coastal Response Research Center.

With $1.1M NIH Grant, UNH Prof Sheds Light on Blindness

Rick Cote, professor and chair of the department of molecular, cellular, and biomedical sciences at the University of New Hampshire, has received $1.1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his ongoing research on one of the proteins that causes retinitis pigmentosa, a leading inherited cause of vision loss and blindness.  Learn more...


UNH Receives $35M from NOAA for Ongoing Ocean Mapping Work

The University of New Hampshire’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has received $35.7 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Joint Hydrographic Center, a NOAA partnership and a national ocean-mapping research center. The funding, granted through a competitive process, provides the center with $7,151,000 per year for five years, through 2015.    Learn more,,,

Sponsored Programs Topics from 12/16/10 Finance & Sponsored Programs Forum

Research topics from the December 16, 2010 Finance & Sponsored Programs Forum are summarized below.

Topics covered: Update on Recent A-133 Audit; Auditors’ Statements on Documentation; Cost Transfers Audit; Controlled Substances Program and Policy; Multi-Year Encumbrances; Digital Measures/Faculty Activity Reports; Suzanne’s Retirement and Transition; Banner On-Line Effort Reporting; Changes to Subaward Process; OSR Blog/RSS Feed; Research Administration Reorganization; Other Business


Research Office Reorganization

Jan Nisbet, Senior Vice Provost for Research, has announced a new organizational structure for the research office, effective 10/4/10.  The organizational changes are based on the work of the Blue Ribbon Panel on Research and the UNH strategic plan (UNH 2020), and focus on increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of services provided to the campus community. 

Services will continue to be provided by the individuals, units, and offices now providing the services.  Currently there are no plans for physical relocations.

The major changes include: 

Sponsored Research Topics from 10/17/10 FAF+GMAF Meeting

The following are notes from the research portion of the first combined meeting of the Finance and Administration Forum (FAF) and the Grants Management Forum (GMAF).

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