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    Celebrate the Hamel Center's 30th anniversary by helping us raise the funds needed to support even more student researchers!  

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  • Which program is for you?

    Morgan Baumgartner received a Research Experience and Apprenticeship Program (REAP) grant to study the physiological determinants of walking effort. 

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  • What will you do this summer?

    Megan Duranko , Erin Hart, and Kathryn Taylor used a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award to study the link between stress and heroin use. (Pictured: Duranko and their mentor, Sergios Charntikov)

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    Award Winning Cancer Research

    Garrett Thomspon recently won the Analytical Methods poster prize at the annual electrochemistry conference sponsored by the UK’s Royal Society of Chemistry. 

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    Groundfish in the Gulf

    Marine, estuarine, and freshwater biology major Ben Gallo looked at ocean temperatures and spiny dogfish populations in the Gulf of Maine.

    Read about his research in inquiry   

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The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides resources and financial support for the research, scholarly, and creative projects of UNH students. One-hundred percent of the funding for research awards and fellowships comes from donor gifts.



Jen Lindsay

Read about the research of studio art/international affairs major Jen Lindsay (above).

History major Joe Juknievich used a SURF grant to learn more about the Palmer Raids, conducted as a result of the Red Scare following World War I.

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