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Applications for NASA EPSCoR Funding Due September 5, 2014

The North Dakota NASA Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) solicits research proposals from faculty at the University of North Dakota (UND) and North Dakota State University (NDSU) to conduct NASA relevant research in one or more RFAs that are designed to promote and expand particular NASA research sub disciplines in North Dakota. The [...]

The First CoBPA Research Seminar of the Fall Semester to be held August 29, 2014

Dr. Brian Urlacher (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science & Public Administration) will present his research “Case Selection and the Comparative Method: Introducing the Comparable Case Identification Tool” on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 12:00 Noon t0 1:00 p.m. in Gamble Hall, room 225. Abstract: In this essay I introduce a computer program, the Comparable [...]

Department of Biology Hosts First Seminar of Fall, 2014 on August 29

The Department of Biology will host their first seminar of the Fall, 2014 schedule on Friday, the 29th of August in Starcher Hall, room 141 at 3:00 p.m.  Presenter: Dr. Jeffery Lang, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biology, University of North Dakota and Adjunct Professor, Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation, University of Minnesota:  ”Crocodilian Superdads–Gharials [...]

UND Art Collections at The Empire

Join us for a free public reception for the latest UND Art Collections exhibit at the Empire Arts Center. Wednesday, September 3, 2014 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Empire Arts Center 415 DeMers Avenue Downtown Grand Forks “Lost, Found, and Rescued” tells the story of several pieces of art recently recovered after being missing for years, [...]

Energy Research Day is September 4, 2014

An “ENERGY RESEARCH DAY” has been scheduled for Thursday, September 4, 2014 by UND”s College of Engineering & Mines (CEM) and the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC). This is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to learn about current projects and explore the potential for collaborative activities regarding energy-related research. The Energy Research [...]

September 5, 2014 Lecture Focuses on Water Quality and Conservation in the Red River Basin

On Friday, September 5, the Harold Hamm School of Geology & Geological Engineering’s Leading Edge in Earth and Planetary Science lecture series (LEEPS) presents Charles Fritz, Director of the International Water Institute, and Zach Hermann, Houston Engineering, who will speak on “Developing and Applying Geospatial Water-Quality Tools and Data for Conservation and Best-Management Practice in [...]

Biology Seminar September 5, 2014

The Department of Biology will host a seminar on Friday, the 5th of September in Starcher Hall, room 141 at 3:00 p.m.  Presenter: Dr. Phyllis Johnson, retired Vice President for Research & Economic Development, University of North Dakota:  ”Rolling a snowball downhill slowly: Developing federal science policy for scientific collections.” ~ Dr. Rebecca Simmons, Associate [...]

Save the Date! 2015 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health Set for the 3rd-5th of June

Save the Date!   2015 Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health June 3-5, 2015 Grand International Hotel, Minot, North Dakota Reserve your room today! Toll Free: 800.735.4493 For more information or to submit abstracts, please click here.  Abstract submissions must be received no later than 12:00 noon CST on Tuesday, October, 28, 2014. ~ [...]

Policy Opportunities for Faculty: AAAS S&T Policy Fellowships

Are you interested in expanding your science policy resources and networks?  Considering a sabbatical year opportunity that will give you hands-on federal policy experience?  AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Opportunities for Faculty engage doctoral level scientists and engineers in national and international issues in the federal policy realm, while affording a career enhancing opportunity to develop [...]

USDA Seeks Volunteers for Research Studies

The Breathe Light Study We are seeking volunteers to participate in a research study looking at how the amount of calories we eat affect the composition of our breath. We invite you to be in a study to develop a novel, non-invasive method that will provide personalized feedback during dietary interventions as a marker for [...]

12th Annual American Indian Health Research Conference

The annual American Indian Health Research Conference provides a daylong event with national speakers, researchers, students, and community members.  This is an opportunity to learn about how to do research with American Indian communities, what research needs to be done in American Indian communities, for students to present their research with American Indians, and opportunities [...]

Grant Writing Workshop for Faculty & Staff Set for September 27, 2014

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP FOR FACULTY/STAFF When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time: 12:30-3:00 pm Where: Memorial Union: River Valley Room Grant Writing Basics:  Learn the basics of grant proposal writing for public and private agencies and foundations.  Topics to be covered in a general session include the elements of a successful proposal, how to develop a [...]

Rand, Light Update Book on Indian Gaming Law and Policy

Kathryn Rand and Steven Light recently completed an update to their book on Indian gaming law and policy. Rand, dean and professor at the UND School of Law; and Light, UND associate vice president for academic affairs and a professor in the College of Business & Public Administration; are both co-directors of the UND Institute [...]

University of Sao Paulo Sponsors Talk by UND Professor

The University of Sao Paulo sponsored professor George Bibel, Mechanical Engineering Department, to talk about his book “Beyond the Black Box: The Forensics of Airplane Crashes” at their Aeronautical Engineering Week.  The two-and-half hour talk took place on Thursday, August 21, in Sao Carlos, Brazil.  Versions of this talk have also been separately sponsored repeatedly [...]

Call for Applications to the SNPRC Pilot Research Program

Call for Applications to the SNPRC Pilot Research Program, 2015 Cycle 1 (submission December 2014). The SNPRC Pilot Research Program supports pilot studies that advance biomedical research using nonhuman primates.  High priority is given to studies that have high likelihood of enhancing the value, utility, feasibility, and attractiveness of nonhuman primates for biomedical research, and which are are likely [...]

UND Scientist Receives Grant From the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Professor Colin Combs, Ph.D., in the Department of Basic Sciences at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences has been awarded $88,200 from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. The Rapid Response Innovation grant is for a project titled “Defining the Contribution of Neuroinflammation to Parkinson’s Disease in Humanized Immune System Mice.” Inflammation [...]

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