Research Integrity Services Welcomes Melissa McGee

Melissa McGee joined the Research Integrity Services (RIS) staff in the position of Compliance Officer on Monday, September 16, 2013.   In this new position, Melissa will be working initially on UNH’s Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) program, then taking on export controls and other institutional compliance issues related to research.  Melissa moved from Sponsored Programs Administration to this position.

NIH eRA Items of Interest

Do you have NIH eRa budget related questions on your large project proposal?  NIH has created the following Budget FAQs that we think you will find useful.

Please contact your GCA with questions.


NIH eRA Items of Interest - September 16, 2013

Budgets Make My Brain Hurt

UNH Says "Thanks" to Its Post-docs During National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-20

This week UNH joins other research universities across the U.S. in celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-20. There are more than 30 postdoctoral fellows working in various research programs on the UNH campus, from the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space to the Carsey Institute, from biological sciences to the Counseling Center. 

New School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering Will Integrate Graduate Education, Research and Engagement

UNH has launched the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, the University's first interdisciplinary school. Designed to address today’s highly complex ocean and coastal challenges through integrated graduate education, research and engagement, it will serve as an interdisciplinary nexus for marine science and ocean engineering teaching and research across the University.

25 Years of Technological Testing and Training Future Generations of Engineers at UNH's InterOperablity Laboratory

For 25 years, students have powered the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL), one of the nation’s premier independent test sites for new technologies, while jump-starting their own careers. The UNH-IOL, which celebrates its 25th anniversary with an open house Monday, Sept. 16, is unique in its dual mission to serve the technology industry and to train more than 100 student employees each year.

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Tunnel System Developed by Rimol Greenhouse Systems to be Used at UNH for Crop Research and Teaching Budding Horticulturists

Specialist in sustainable horticulture Becky Sideman will use the Rolling Thunder high tunnel system to assist with crop research and classroom teaching.  Rolling Thunder was developed and donated to the university’s Woodman Horticultural Farm by Rimol Greenhouse Systems of Hooksett, NH.

UNH Astrophysicists Find that Particles Streaming into the Solar System from Interstellar Space Have Changed Direction Recently

Scientists, including UNH astrophysicists involved in NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) mission, have discovered that the particles streaming into the solar system from interstellar space have likely changed direction over the last 40 years.

Post-Run Ice Baths Not Beneficial for Strength, Soreness

Research done by Naomi Crystal ’11G on the effectiveness of post-exercise ice baths found that subjects who engaged in post-exercise cryotheraphy, or ice baths, had no mitigation of post-exercise strength loss or decreased soreness compared with a control group.

UNH's InterOperability Lab to Host Open House on Sept. 16 to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

UNH’s InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL) celebrates 25 years as a premier independent test site for new technologies and a unique training ground for future engineers with an open house Monday, Sept. 16. from 2 – 6 p.m. at the UNH-IOL’s facility on Technology Drive in Durham.

The celebration is open to all and will feature interactive demonstrations, tours, remarks, and networking with industry leaders, UNH-IOL alumni, and current students.

Cooperative Extension to Host Discussion on September 19th: Youth and Child Obesity Prevention

UNH Cooperative Extension's Issues & Ice Cream discussion series returns with a conversation about youth and child obesity prevention on September 19, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in MUB Rooms 338-340.  Fresh fruit and ice cream will be served.

Panelists will discuss what has become a critical societal issue—childhood obesity—and what University and statewide partners are doing to help prevent it.


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