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VPRI Announcements

NSF Research Traineeship Program (NRT)


Pre-proposal solicitation for limited submission selection
Deadline: Oct 19, 2015 by 8 a.m.

Review the requirements for the pre-proposal

mICRo Grants


Apply with two or more academic faculty for a 1:1 match of your ICR funds.

Faculty Travel Grant


Apply for transportation funding
Application Instructions
Deadline: Sept 19, 2015

VPRI Awards and Funding


 innevation center

Switch announces investment in downtown Reno Innevation Center

5/29/2015 • Staff Report
University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ to propel innovation, economic impact; create statewide collaborative network.

 ana de bettencourt

Research support is mission for new associate vice president

5/26/2015 • John Seelmeyer
Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, professor of chemistry, named to new role in Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation.

 mridul gautam

University has seat on national Task Force on Lab Safety

4/28/2015 • Jane Tors
VPRI Mridul Gautam named to 13-member APLU group called to address national ‘imperative.’

 Lab Animal Medicine

Ben Wiegler named lab animal medicine director

4/27/2015 • Jane Tors
Ben Weigler has been named director of lab animal medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno.

 david quilici

Lab rededicated as Mick Hitchcock Nevada Proteomics Center

3/25/2015 • Staff Report
Advanced identification, study of proteins contributes to University of Nevada, Reno research and regional economy.

 Raul Rojas

Robotics and intelligent systems math professor Raul Rojas joins College of Science

3/17/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
Robotics and intelligent systems math and statistics professor Raul Rojas joins College of Science

 nevada terawatt facility

Research and Innovation Office restructures for streamlined, comprehensive approach

3/11/2015 • Mike Wolterbeek
VPRI office restructures to better serve faculty and industry in new era of economic change and innovation in Nevada

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Infectious disease forecast expert Wilson joins DHS

8/28/2014 • Anne McMillin
James Wilson is a nationally regarded expert in the forecast of the world's infectious diseases

 Center for Learning and Literacy

Julie Pennington Receives Grant to Expand Multimodal Teaching

5/15/2014 • Rama Raja
Equipment grant used to purchase iPads to serve as instructional tools for undergraduate education majors and local school children in the Center for Learning and Literacy.

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