2014

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.

Semra Aytur Named as Finalist for the Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty

Semra Aytur, assistant professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy, has been selected as one of ten finalists for the 2014 Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty. The award recognizes a pre-tenure, full-time faculty member who connects his or her teaching, research, and service to community engagement.

Social Responsibility and Research Ethics

The Spring 2014 issue of the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s (AAAS) Professional Ethics Report features a cover story by Stephanie Bird (formerly of MIT) entitled, Social Responsibility and Research Ethics: Not Either/Or but BothIn this article, Dr.

New Irish National Policy Statement on Research Integrity

In June 2014, the Irish Universities Association (IUA), in conjunction with several research-related organizations in Ireland, released a National Policy Statement on Ensuring Research Integrity in Ireland.    The aim of the statement is “to commit the main organisations in Irish research to the highest standards of integrity in carrying out their research so that partners and other stakeholders, and the international research community may have full confidence in the Irish research system.”  The statement aligns with similar documents from t

Milan Ardeljan Awarded Seaborg Institute Fellowship to Conduct Research at the Los Alamos National Laboratory

For UNH mechanical engineering Ph.D. candidate Milan Ardeljan, everything matters ‒ even the tiniest particles. Ardeljan has been awarded a prestigious summer fellowship from the Seaborg Institute at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico to develop predictive models for material behavior. At LANL, Ardeljan will examine macroscopic phenomena at micro and nano scales. “I start with the well-known facts,” he says. “Materials that are simple, in theory. I hone in closer and closer on a micro level. It is these small things that can make a big impact on a macro field.”

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

Drop-in Sessions at Dimond Library with Grant & Contract Administrators and Financial Research Administrators

Dimond Library Room 343, no appointment needed

NIH Works to Maximize Fairness in its Peer Review Process

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced late last month efforts underway at the agency to address problems in its peer review process.  Dr. Richard Nakamura, Director of the NIH Center for Scientific Review, explained the initiative in a recent blog post.

Seeking Partners to Commercialize One-Step Process for Synthesizing Quaterrylene

What is Quaterrylene?

Quaterrylene is an aromatic hydrocarbon (essentially a small piece of graphene) with many applications in organic photovoltaics, organic thin-film transistors, and organic light emitting diodes due to its photophysical and semiconducting properties. 

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