2012

Office of Research Integrity Resource on Plagiarism

The U.S.

UNH’s Latest Startup Company Commercializes Anti-Fatigue Hydrogel

DURHAM, N.H. – Research from the University of New Hampshire’s chemistry department has resulted in an exclusive license agreement for an anti-fatigue hydrogel between the university and Wakup, Inc., UNH’s sixth startup company.

Spring 2013 Semester IACUC Meeting Schedule

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its meeting schedule for the Spring 2013 semester, available at http://unh.edu/research/iacuc-meeting-schedule. Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.

Friday, December 14th - Afternoon Meeting

Dear UNH Research Community,

Research Administration has scheduled an end–of-year staff meeting on Friday, December 14th and will be unavailable from  3PM - 5PM.   Please discuss any anticipated scheduling conflicts with your GCA.

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Regards,

Victor Sosa

Friday December 14th AM: SPA and RIS Offices Closed for OSVPR-wide Meeting

Dear UNH Research Community,

Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) and Research Integrity Services (RIS) will be closed the morning of Friday, December 14th, for an OSVPR division-wide retreat.

Please discuss any anticipated deadlines and scheduling conflicts with appropriate SPA and RIS staff

We appreciate your patience and understanding.

 

Regards,

Victor Sosa

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Low-Tech Solutions in a High-Tech World

On November 27, 2012, I attended the Christa McAuliffe Technology Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire to showcase Dr. Therese Willkomm’s assistive technologies. I have the pleasure of working with one of UNH’s most creative and inventive faculty members, who is regularly referred to as the MacGyver of Assistive Technology (AT). Dr. Willkomm literally travels the world lecturing on rehabilitative technologies and constructing extraordinary tools on site to help those with disabilities.

Bridging the Gap Between Concord and Durham:

How My Internship with the UNH Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization has Benefitted Me and My Legal Education

Dec 10: NSF BIO-Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Webinar on Pre-proposal Review Process

Webinar Date: Monday, December 10, 2012     Webinar Time: 2:00PM, Eastern Standard Time

 

The next preliminary proposal deadline for IOS is January 18, 2013. 

The current IOS core program solicitation NSF 13-506 can be found here: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13506/nsf13506.htm

Publish and Patent? You CAN Do Both

I review many of the published research or research focused press releases and news articles coming from UNH. As a publicly funded state institution, I recognize that publishing research and disseminating information is not only the faculty’s highest concerns, but also UNH’s top priority. However, commercializing UNH’s innovations is an integral part of the University’s long-term mission. 

SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity with the Department of Energy

The Department of Energy has issued its FY 2013 Phase I (Release 2) Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0000801) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.  Qualified small businesses with strong research capabilities in science or engineering in any of the research areas sought in the announcement are encouraged to apply.  

DOE program offices participating in this Funding Opportunity Announcement:

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