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Queensland Representatives visit Reno

International collaboration to advance Queensland and Nevadan economies

6/22/2017
University of Nevada, Reno and Queensland University of Technology officials sign MOU signing to encourage exploration of research opportunities

Professor of Pharmacology Dean Burkin with his team, shown working in their lab.

Researchers aim to repurpose former experimental cancer therapy to treat muscular dystrophy

6/13/2017
UNR Med Professor of Pharmacology Dean Burkin is lead author on published findings conducted with NIH national center

Engineering Librarian Tara Radniecki (right) watches a student learn how to operate Google Glass in the DeLaMare Library

$50,000 National Leadership Grant for Libraries to fund research on early-stage maker-based competencies

6/2/2017
Tara Radniecki, engineering librarian in the DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library, is the lead researcher from Nevada working on the project.

Two people working with equipment in The Innevation Center's makerspace.

The Innevation Center fosters community, promotes entrepreneurialism

5/10/2017
Things are buzzing at the University’s downtown Reno hub for entrepreneurship, innovation and economic development

Pharmacology Professor and researcher Dean Burkin in his lab

3 questions: Dean Burkin named 2017 Foundation Established Innovator

5/3/2017
Research led by University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine pharmacology professor gives hope to children with rare muscular diseases

John Cushman is shown with members of his research working in the University's Greenhouse Complex.

Molecular genetics and biosystems design research improves water-use efficiency of plants

4/24/2017
2017 Nevada Regents’ Researcher Award recognizes the contributions of CABNR Foundation Professor John Cushman

Students working on a project a table in the University's Innevation Center.

Nevada Research and Innovation Corporation launches to promote discovery

4/17/2017
Independent organization encourages innovation, expedites the commercialization path and supports the University of Nevada, Reno

Two researchers pose in front of a fume hood.

Breakthrough year for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program on campus

4/13/2017
Nine fellowships awarded to undergraduate seniors and graduate students in 2017

Jim Sacherman, director of The Innevation Center accepts award for Best Entrepreneurial Hub

EDAWN awards entrepreneurial contributions

4/5/2017
College of Business Professor Dave Croasdell and The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno recognized in annual award ceremony

A researcher and human-research subject participate in a test in an Integrative Neuroscience lab.

Protecting human research-subjects, contributing to quality

3/22/2017
Institutional Review Board members share 5 ‘things to know’ about human research protection

Technicians and students are shown working in the Biosciences Entrepreneurial Laboratory.

Startups, spin-outs, biz relocations, research collaborations: it's happening

3/20/2017
Nevada Center for Applied Research and Biosciences Entrepreneurial Lab are contributing to high-tech business incubation and emergence of a regional biotech hub

Winning Team

Journalism students compete in entrepreneurship

3/2/2017
Students from across the nation solve unique problems with bots and chatbots at the 4th Annual J-School Hackathon