Programs and services
Programs reporting to the Research & Innovation are available for support and direction.
We oversee veterinary care, direct animal care and administer protocol review across the campus and University facilities and research centers. We collaborate with investigative teams to optimize animal welfare and provide the best possible study results and ensure humane treatment of animals used for teaching.
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Enterprise & Innovation
We support and facilitate economic growth and development in northern Nevada. Through the Innevation Center, Nevada Center for Applied Research, Nevada Industry Excellence, and Enterprise and Commercialization teams, we promote research, discovery, innovation and entrepreneurial activities at the University. Our teams expedite the movement of University innovations to the private sector to benefit society and maximize the impact of university research.
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Environmental Health & Safety
We offer guidance and services to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the University community and to comply with University standards and applicable regulations. We also work to continuously improve the sustainability of our campus through environmental planning and management.
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We are designed to empower Nevada’s next generation of economic leaders by igniting the creative and entrepreneurial spirits in University of Nevada, Reno students, faculty, community creatives, makers, economic developers, and emerging global tech companies.
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Nevada Center for Applied Research
We aim to spur an environment of innovation and ideas by supporting faculty, students and local industry to further their entrepreneurial pursuits and enhancing the global competitiveness of Nevada industry by leveraging the physical and intellectual assets of the University of Nevada, Reno.
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Nevada Industry Excellence
We serve as the NSHE Industrial Extension Program, working to expand economic growth statewide. We work directly with small to mid-size Nevada companies to strengthen their global competitiveness by providing information, decision support and implementation assistance in adopting new, more advanced technologies, techniques and best business practices.
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We offer faculty and students resources for conducting scientifically and ethically sound research projects, tools to avoid plagiarism and academic misconduct and we oversee compliance with ethical and regulatory requirements for human research protection. We provide our University researchers the support to ensure that programs meet the rigorous standards for quality and protection.
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We provide administration services, systems, policies and processes for research and program development and management. We will support you in identifying funding opportunities, mentor you in grant and contract preparation and budgeting, maintain your project records and provide training for program compliance, along with many other services.
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We focus on providing undergraduates with the opportunity for meaningful, hands-on research experiences. Our goals are to promote, support and publicize undergraduate research. We offer resources for research scholarship and recognition and we establish mentoring relationships with faculty.
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