American Glass Eels, Extension Scientists, and Volunteers in a River Rendezvous

Cooperative Extension’s Alyson Eberhardt leads a team of scientists and citizen volunteers in the annual counting of the number of American glass eels making their way from deep in the Sargasso Sea, 2,000 miles away in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, to New Hampshire’s freshwater rivers and lakes. The eel count is one activity of many that goes into balancing the health of the eel population and the interests of fishermen who, worldwide, consider eels an important and lucrative catch.

UNH Research Digest ‒ May 2014

The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.

Preview a few of May’s stories below. Find the rest of the May Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.

IACUC Sets Fall 2014 Semester Meeting Schedule

The UNH Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its meeting schedule for the Fall 2014 semester.  Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-200362-2003) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.

IRB Sets Fall 2014 Semester Meeting Schedule

The UNH Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) has set its Fall 2014 semester meeting schedule.

Live Webcast of July Secretary's Advisory Committee for Human Research Protections

The next meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Human Research Protections (SACHRP) is July 21-22, 2014 (agenda available here) in Rockville, MD.  There will be a live webcast of the meeting.

Facebook Study Causes a Stir

Facebook’s 2012 study that involved altering the news feed of approximately 690,000 randomly selected users without their consent has caused quite a stir.  The results were recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), which then issued an Expression of Concern about the study.   Articles in the Atlantic and

NIH Updates Web-based Resources on Research Integrity

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has updated its Web-based resources on research integrity.  New resources include a videoclip, “Protecting Confidentiality in Peer Review”, and links to NIH training on the responsible conduct of research.  Other information includes related policies and regulations, research integrity professional codes, norms, and ethics training, and NIH bioethics resources.

e-Routes Paperless Proposal Routing is Here!

The Research Computing Center is pleased to announce that Scott Troy, one of our system technologists, has successfully created e-Routes; a streamlined method that allows researchers at UNH to submit and route paperless proposals for internal approvals. e-Routes was created to save time for researchers and research faculty members by letting them submit and track the progress of their proposals online.

Latest NHIRC Funded Project - Turbocam Partners with the University of New Hampshire

New Hampshire EPSCoR Seed Grant Opportunity to Build Partnerships

NH EPSCoR and Campus Compact for NH have established a seed grant opportunity for faculty teams to foster partnerships between community colleges and public or private four-year colleges or universities that serve primarily undergraduate students.


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