2014

Cooperative Extension Discussion on Feb 26: Providing a Safe and Welcoming Environment at UNH for Minors

UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream discussion series continues on February 26, 2014, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 338-340 with a discussion of how to provide a safe and welcoming environment for youth who visit the campus each year or participate in UNH programs off campus.

Boston College’s Belfast Project Examined by The Chronicle of Higher Education

In Secrets from Belfast published in late January 2014, the Chronicle of Higher Education examined the ongoing saga of Boston College’s troubled oral history project entitled the Belfast Project.  The project was conceived in 2000, and resulted in interviews of members of both sides in the Northern Ireland conflict.  The project has faced many troubles, including promises of absolute confidentiality to interviewees, federal subpoenas for interview scripts, and no oversight. 

World Medical Association's Declaration of Helsinki Revised in October 2013

The World Medical Association’s Declaration of Helsinki sets forth principles for the ethical conduct of biomedical research by physicians involving human subjects around the globe.  It was originally adopted in 1964 and has been updated periodically, most recently in October 2013.

DTRA/Chemical and Biological Technologies Dept. to Host Webinars on Feb 6 on Research and Training Opportunities

The Defense Threat Reducation Agency (DTRA)'s Chemical and Biological Technoligies Department will host a series of webinars on February 6, 2014 for university researchers, educators, and students to learn about research and training opportunites through the DTRA CB and beyond. 


Follow UNH Research Computing on Twitter

It’s so simple now to follow us on Twitter.  All you have to do is go to http://www.unh.edu/research/support-units/research-computing-center and click on the button that says Follow@UNHRCI.  Once you’re following us you’ll get instant Twitter notifications alerting you to new blog posts and other good stuff.  Easy!

Early Stage Venture Financing for America’s Technology Entrepreneurs

 

New Hampshire ranks 22nd in total federal dollars awarded to small companies that have early-stage and high risk technologies with high potential for commercialization.  Through the federal Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs, New Hampshire companies have received over $425M since the program’s inception. To increase the financing of New Hampshire’s entrepreneurial initiatives, NH Inspires Innovation will offer a series of SBIR/STTR workshops around the state.

OMB Publishes Federal Grants Reform Final Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) working with the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) issued final guidance titled “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards” in the December 26, 2013 Federal Register.

NIJ Clarifies Who Should Sign a NIJ Privacy Certificate

Researchers funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) are required to submit a Privacy Certificate as part of their grant funding application.

David Kaye: Moving Theater in New Directions

David Kaye’s work is far from limited to the “traditional” realm of performance art and the humanities.  Read more about his work with telematic performance and applied theater in this Research Profile.

Research Profile: Colin Ware – Visualizing Patterns in the Data

What do ocean currents, sea lions, and Twitter data have in common?  “Patterns,” replies Colin Ware, a professor of computer science and Director of the Data Visualization Research Lab, a part of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire.

 Read more about Ware's work to provide tools for understanding data in this Research Profile.

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