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The Division of Research & Economic Development is excited to continue providing an online, interactive research newsletter.  This newsletter is to help bring together the UND research community.  Features of the newsletter include a list of upcoming research-related events, research news, pictures, and links. To continue providing you with informative and valuable research information, your [...]

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U.S. Department of Energy Programs Listed

The DOE SBIR program Phase I Release 2 Topics for the fall have now been posted.  The website provides links to further information regarding this upcoming opportunity.  Please note that there are informative webinars scheduled for the first week of November and the website lists the scheduled posting of this Funding Opportunity Announcement as for [...]

Forensic Psychology Online Degree Receives High Ranking

The University’s Master of Arts (M.A.) in forensic psychology degree ranks second in bestpsychologydegrees.com’s most innovative graduate psychology degrees. The site’s top 20 degrees were determined by the American Psychological Association’s three fastest growing areas: neuropsychology, industrial-organizational psychology and geropsychology. In addition, the site’s editors highlighted these types of programs: Those whose faculty is among the [...]

Astronauts Visit with UND Students

Astronaut Karen Nyberg said it felt strange to walk into UND’s Leonard Hall Friday morning. The UND alumna hadn’t visited campus in a long time, but said the sights and smells of the building brought back a lot of memories. “I’m very fortunate to have the experience I’ve had after starting here at UND,” she said. Nyberg, [...]

Newly Patented, Seeking Commercial Partners – Filter-Blinding Reversal Technology

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) Foundation has a newly patented technology (UnveilTM) to clean blinded filter bags to near-new performance, thus avoiding the very costly practice of replacing bags with significant useful life. Worldwide, thousands of baghouses are employed in hundreds of industries to control air emissions or to reclaim valuable substances from [...]

Management Department Hosts Seminar November 4, 2014

The Management Department at UND is pleased to announce that Dr. Brian Boyd will be speaking on the following topic:  ”Contingency perspectives on corporate governance and leadership” on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in Gamble Hall room 315 .  Dr. Boyd is Head of the Department and Chair Professor of Strategic Management at City University of Hong Kong. If you [...]

APA Awards Presidential Citation to Jacque Gray

American Psychological Association President Nadine Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, awarded the APA’s Presidential Citation to Jacque Gray, PhD, research associate professor and associate director of indigenous programs at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences Center for Rural Health and the SMHS Department of Pathology. Kaslow presented the citation to Gray at the National Latino/a Psychological [...]

Deadline to Apply for R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy is February 18, 2015

The Fourth Annual R-COOL-Health Scrubs Academy will be held June 15-18, 2015 on the UND Campus.  Please see the website for details. ~ Center for Rural Health News Flash, 10/28/2014

November 13, 2014 Workshop will Provide Information on AmeriCorps Grants

The state of North Dakota is awarded funding each year for AmeriCorps and is eager to fund new projects. The North Dakota Department of Commerce – State Commission on National and Community Service is announcing a series of workshops for the upcoming 2015-16 AmeriCorps grant. There is no fee for this workshop but pre-registration is [...]

‘Fractured Land’ Author Speaks October 30, 2014

At 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 30, Lisa Peters, author of the new book Fractured Land (Minnesota State Historical Society Press 2014), will speak in the East Asia Room of the Chester Fritz Library. The book explores her personal conflict between being an environmentalist and receiving revenue from her family’s oil leases in western North Dakota, while [...]

USDA Food Institute and Food Agriculture Research Opportunities Event Friday, November 7, 2014

ORAU is pleased to provide the information below regarding an event open to all institutions.  This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions.  ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance research and education, protect public health and the environment and strengthen national security. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory [...]

Anthropology Lecture Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Anthropology Department is proud to announce that we will be hosting paleoanthropologist, Ian Tattersall on campus this November. Dr. Tattersall is Curator Emeritus at The American Museum of Natural History. “Ian Tattersall currently maintains an active research interest in species variety and higher-taxa relationships within both the hominid and lemuriform primate groups. He finds [...]

Research ND Grant Applications Due November 21, 2014

The Division of Research & Economic Development wishes to remind research faculty that the Research North Dakota (RND) program has a deadline of November 21, 2014 for its fifth cycle of applications.  There are subsequent deadlines, for example, February 20, 2015.  Applicants are also reminded that they must have a binding agreement concerning the disposition of intellectual [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research or Creative Work, 2015

The UND Award for Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Research or Creative Work This award will recognize outstanding interdisciplinary, collaborative work in the past three years by two or more UND faculty investigators. There are no limitations on disciplines that may be recognized. Scholarly creative work can be demonstrated in many forms: peer-reviewed publications, books, art, music, [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award, 2015

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Faculty Research Award Nominations are invited for The UND Foundation/Thomas J. Clifford Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Research. The winner of this award will receive a plaque and $2,000 at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Tenured faculty who have been at UND for at least [...]

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award, 2015

Nominations Invited for Founders Day Departmental Research Award Nominations are invited for The UND Award for Departmental Excellence in Research recognizing research, scholarly, and creative productivity. The winning department will receive a $2,000 award and a plaque at the Founders Day Banquet on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Nominations should include information that will allow the [...]

Biology Seminar Friday, October 24, 2014

The Department of Biology will present a seminar on Friday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m. in Starcher Hall room 141. Dr. James N. Roemmich, Supervisory Research Physiologist/Research Leader, USDA-ARS-NPA, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, will present “Stress and Health in Children: Activation of Behavioral and Biological Pathways that Promote Antecedents of Adult Disease” ~ Dr. Rebecca [...]

Physics Colloquium October 24, 2014

The Department of Physics & Astrophysics will host a colloquium Friday October 24 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in 211 Witmer Hall. Faculty member Prof. William Schwalm will be speaking on “Coupled Phenomena with Balls and Sticks.” All are welcome!  For details, click here. ~ Dr. Yen Lee Loh, Assistant Professor, UND Department of Physics & [...]

STEM Cafe Focuses on Dark Matter October 28, 2014

The Grand Forks Public Library will hold a STEM café at 7:00 p.m. October 28 in the upstairs meeting room. Wayne Barkhouse, Associate Professor of Physics & Astrophysics, will present “Dark Matter – a current mystery to be solved.”  More is unknown than known about 25 percent of the universe now called dark matter.  What [...]

Northern Valley Career Expo Set for October 29, 2014

The 2014 Northern Valley Career Expo will be held Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Alerus Center. Northern Valley Career Expo Objectives: ― Provide regional employers a venue to introduce students to career opportunities they offer ― Expose high school students to regional occupational demands and training programs to help them [...]

Sarkar Presents Graduate Student Research Seminar on October 29, 2014

Sanghita Sarkar, a graduate student in the Microbiology & Immunology Program in the Department of Basic Sciences, will present a research seminar titled “Role of YopJ in Yersinia pestis pathogenesis” on Wednesday, October 29, at 12:00 noon in Room 5510 at the SMHS in Grand Forks. All are welcome to attend. ~ Lisa Brown, Education Coordinator, Department [...]

PHS Financial Conflict of Interest Training October 30, 2014

Public Health Service (PHS) has recently revised its policy for requiring all PHS grantees or those considering submitting to PHS complete a mandatory education class.  According to the new policy all grantees must be trained in Conflict of Interest every four years.   The division of Research and Economic Development will be conducting a training session [...]

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USDA – ARS Award

Human Nutrition Research Center – “Human Obesity Prevention Research” – $1,064,500

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