In the face of one of the worst environmental disasters ever to befall the United States, researchers from across the UNH campus were called upon to provide guidance, measurements, and innovative studies to help those charged with responding to and understanding the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
On October 10, 2013, RCI software engineer Tucker Hurton was recognized at the UNH Inventor’s Dinner, organized by the Office of Research Partnerships and Commercialization. He was acknowledged for his work on the data destruction software that has been licensed by Obliterase, a local company that continues to work with RCI.
Congratulations, Tucker, on the outstanding work you do!
This year's theme is Lean Startup Business Tactics! Each month we'll tackle a major topic relating to starting and executing your business with Lean Startup principals, led by local experts who teach from their experience. There has never been a better time to start a business so this year bring your ideas to the Innovation Catalyst Seminar and start something!
As the title suggests, that was my hopeful outcome from hosting numerous pizza lunches for CEPS graduate students in various departments over the last month. My objective was to make graduate students aware of our office, the services and resources that we provide, and to stress that we’re not here just to serve the faculty and staff – we want to work with graduate students too!
UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream discussion series continues on October 9, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 338-340.
Join with like-minded UNH faculty, staff, students, UNH Cooperative Extension specialists, and community and state partners in a discussion of how the UNH community is addressing issues of financial literacy and stability and an exploration how UNH can respond to these challenges. Ice cream will be served.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has developed a series of video vignettes and a discussion guide addressing a variety of challenges facing international postdoctoral researchers. These include visa delays, language barriers, and cultural biases. The resources are designed to increase awareness and assist faculty when mentoring international postdocs by:
Due to a lapse in appropriated funding and the government’s failure to put a continuing resolution into place for fiscal year 2014, the federal government is under a partial shutdown, beginning at 12:00a.m. on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
As of October 1, 2013, there is no longer appropriated funding for Federal Agencies and they have implemented their contingency plans which can be viewed at the following url: http://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/contingency-plans. This list will be updated as additional agencies post their plans.
NSF has announced that if the government does shutdown on Tuesday, October 1, the NSF website including FastLane and Research.gov will be unavailable.
Please be aware that NSF staff generally will not be available to respond to emails or phone calls during the shutdown, but will respond to your inquiries as soon as practicable after normal operations have resumed.
NSF will issue follow-on guidance once the Federal Government resumes normal operations.
The cover story of the Summer 2013 issue of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Professional Ethics Report (PER) is entitled Collaborative International Research ~ Planning for Success. The article examines factors and strategies that foster successful international research collaborations, identifies challenges/pitfalls that may limit such collaborations, and lists the key components of planning for success.