2011

Purchasing Habits of Generations X and Y Differ Widely

Nelson Barber, associate professor of hospitality management at UNH, has investigated the purchasing habits of the 116 million consumers in Generations X and Y and found that they take significantly different approaches to purchasing based on their social and cultural traits.

Specifically, Barber looked at the consumer influences of parents, peers, mass media, and the Internet on Generations X (born 1964-1977) and Y (born 1978-1998).

UNH Art Historian Curates Exhibit of Vintage Japanese Photos

Vintage photographs of 1860s and ’70s Japan are featured in an exhibit at the UNH Museum of Art curated by UNH Professor of Art History Eleanor M. Hight.

Felice Beato: Photographer in Nineteenth-Century Japan presents stunning original photographs of Japan during an unsettled period when that nation was shifting from an isolated society under shogunates to an open one.  The exhibition includes nearly 100 albumen photographs by the Italian-born Felice Beato (1832–1909), one of the most successful early photographers in Japan.

Spring 2012 Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity Training

Spring 2012 Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity Training

The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity (RCR) Committee announces the availability of training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research.   

This training opportunity involves two components:

Spring 2012 Semester IACUC Meeting Schedule

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its Spring 2012 semester meeting schedule, available at http://unh.edu/research/iacuc-meeting-schedule   Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.

UNH Celebrates Innovation and Names Plant Geneticist Brent Loy as Innovator of the Year

University of New Hampshire Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) recently celebrated the success of five faculty and staff members whose research resulted in 8 patents over the last two years and the recognition of plant geneticist J. Brent Loy, who received the university’s inaugural Innovator of the Year award.

Nov 6-8 Global Conference On Ending Domestic, Sexual Violence Co-Hosted by UNH

More than one hundred scholars and advocates from around the globe will convene in Portsmouth, NH, on November 6-8, 2011 to discuss ending domestic and sexual violence, in a conference jointly sponsored by the University of New Hampshire School of Law's Social Justice Institute, the University of New Hampshire and the NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

2 UNH Juniors Receive EPA Fellowships to Study Algae-produced Biodiesel

Two University of New Hampshire juniors researching how algae could produce fuel have received fellowships of nearly $50,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s
National Center for Environmental Research (NCER). Gina Chaput of Merrimack, NH and Brian McConnell of Peabody, MA, are among just 40 recipients nationwide of the Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) fellowships.  Ihab Farag, professor of chemical engineering at UNH, mentors both students in their research on biodiesel.  Chaput, also is working with Estelle Hrabak,

UNH to Lead USDA-funded Effort to Boost Northeastern Organic Dairy Industry

Researchers from the University of New Hampshire are leading a multi-state project that aims to help organic dairy farmers better produce and market their milk. The research will explore how organic dairy farmers in the Northeast can enhance farm profitability by extending the grazing season and adding value to milk through flaxseed supplementation.

"Smart" Syringe for Training Developed by UNH Nursing-Engineering Faculty Team

UNH nursing and electrical engineering faculty have crossed departmental lines to create a “smart” training syringe that will help nurses and other health care professionals learn how to give the most effective intramuscular injections by providing realtime feedback. It’s the first device of its type ever created.

More Americans Using Federal Food Assistance Since Recession Ended

The number of Americans turning to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, has substantially increased since the recession began and has continued to climb as many Americans have struggled with the economic hardships of the post-recession, weak economy, according to researchers from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.

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