As you know by now if you were paid for work on sponsored programs (grants and contracts) last year you need to complete an online effort certification through WISE by September 30. On Wednesday, September 11 from 11:00am to 12:30pm you may come by anytime for help with this process. We will have a few computers and staff to help you.
Please be sure to bring your UNH ID # and PIN (Password).
Transcripts of the August 28, 2013 US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) public meeting about Matters Related to Protection of Human Subjects and Research Considering Standard of Care Interventions are available on the Spotlight section of the Office of Human Research Protection's (OHRP) webpage http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/. Videos of the meeting are also available from this website.
On September 18, NASA will host an event in which leadership from NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) will provide details about NASA’s Sustainable Land Imaging Architecture Study to design and implement a spaceborne system to provide global, continuous Landsat-quality multispectral and thermal infrared measurements for at least the next 25 years.
Senior Vice Provost for Research Jan Nisbet recently appointed six new members to UNH's Disclosure Review Committee (DRC). They are: Kent Chamberlin, Rick Cote, Clyde Denis, Kevin Gardner, Nivedita Gupta, and Andrew Houtenville. Venky Venkatachalam and Bob Woodward will co-Chair the DRC in the upcoming year.
UNH signed a license with Avalon Promotions on July 31, 2013 for a copyrighted image developed by Healthy UNH and UNH Dining Services, aptly called the UNHWildcat Plate. In 2010, the USDA created Dietary Guidelines for Americans, to help remind them to think about their food choices in order to lead healthier lifestyles. With permission from the USDA, Healthy UNH and Dining Services adapted these guidelines, developing an image to guide patrons in making healthy food choices in UNH dining halls.
Stacia Sower, Director of the Center for Molecular and Comparative Endocrinology at UNH and professor of biochemistry, has had a career characterized by groundbreaking scientific discovery and achievement. Recently, Sower and co-authors published the first paper describing the sequence of the sea lamprey genome, providing insights into vertebrate evolution.