Tools for UNH Researchers

Ergonomic Desks


An appropriately adjusted desk will allow you to sit comfortably at your workstation, while also reducing awkward postures and discomfort. Please review the following materials. If you would like further information, please contact Brian Cournoyer.

Quick Tips

1.)  Keep your desk neat and organized;

2.)  Pull into the desk to place the upper arms in line with the spine;

3.)  Make sure your body is centered on the home keys of the keyboard.

After 8 centuries, rats exonerated in spread of Black Death. Gerbils implicated.

Important Information About Cold Stress

Environmental Health & Safety Training

The Office of Environmental, Health and Safety (OEHS) and the Research Computing Center (RCC) are happy to announce that UNHCEMS is now the training platform for OEHS training modules. 

The benefit of the change from Blackboard to UNHCEMS is three-fold:

Chemical Safety Committee Meeting

The next meeting for the UNH Chemical Safety Committee will be Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:00pm in Rudman Hall, Room G79.

Institutional Biosafety Committee Meeting

The next meeting for the UNH Institutional Biosafety Committee will be Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 2:00pm in Rudman Hall, Room G04. An agenda for the meeting can be found here:


HHS adds to list of carcinogens

Washington – The Department of Health and Human Services has added four substances to its list of cancer hazards, according to the agency's 13th Report on Carcinogens.

One of those substances – ortho-toluidine, which is used to make rubber chemicals, pesticides and dyes – has been listed as a known human carcinogen. Three others have been added as "reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens," including:

Fundamentals of the NIH and the NIH Grants Process - Webinar

Speaker: Megan Columbus, Director of the Office of Communications and Outreach, Office of Extramural Research, NIH; and NIH Program Manager for Electronic Receipt of Grant Applications

Audiences: Faculty, postdocs, research and grants administrationstaff, and graduate students at New Hampshire higher ed institutions

Format: Go-to-Meeting webinar presentation and question/answer period

Topics Include:


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