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System could help diagnose, treat brain injuries Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Steven Barlow is using just a bit of brawn to assess the brain.

The University of Nebraska researcher has developed a novel system that measures muscle forces in the face, mouth and fingers to help evaluate the health of the staggeringly complex but fragile organ that controls them.

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NSF Announcement Monday, August 22, 2016

If you are subscribed to All NSF Program Announcements and Information for National Science Foundation Update. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.

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Register for Qualtrics Online! Thursday, July 28, 2016
The SBSRC facilitates access to Qualtrics for UNL faculty, students, and staff. Access varies depending on college affiliation, so SBSRC will help you navigate the system to successfully secure an account. If you are interested in obtaining a Qualtrics account, please complete the form below and the SBSRC will contact you with information on setting up your account. 

http://research.unl.edu/events/event.php?eventID=2094

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Lisa PytlikZillig discusses ideas with colleagues
Lisa PytlikZillig discusses ideas with colleagues
UNL faculty collaborates at workshop to develop novel research project ideas Wednesday, May 25, 2016

NU FEWS Jumpstart was help May 9-11 to bring together faculty from 16 different departments to create ideas and preliminary proposals for future research projects. NU FEWS Initiative was developed in response to Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS), which focuses on funding at the federal level. Jumpstart was the third phase in this effort which strives to involve faculty from every discipline on campus, in order to generate new ideas for INFEWS proposals. Prem Paul, vice chancellor for research and economic development, helped lead the workshop.

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Does the Road Improve in the Land of the Tenured? Exploring Perceptions of Culture and Satisfaction by Rank and Gender.
Does the Road Improve in the Land of the Tenured? Exploring Perceptions of Culture and Satisfaction by Rank and Gender.
Four contribute chapter to women in science collection Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Julia McQuillan, Mary Ann Holmes, Patricia Wonch Hill, and Mindy Anderson-Knott co-authored a chapter in a new book about women in science, Pathways, Potholes, and the Persistence of Women in Science: Reconsidering the Pipeline, edited by Enobong Hannah Branch, published by Lexington Books.

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SBSRC Conference photo
SBSRC Conference photo
SBSRC Research Fair Luncheon: A Transdisciplinary Success Tuesday, May 3, 2016
More than 50 researchers gather to discuss opportunities and obstacles to transdisciplinary research

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2015-2016 Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Bureau of Sociological Research (BOSR) is making plans for the 2015-2016 Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (referred to as NASIS).  We would like to invite you to consider adding questions for your own research objectives to this survey.  As many of our previous clients already know, this omnibus survey can be a valuable source of information regarding the opinions and behaviors of adult household residents in Nebraska.

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SBSRC Advisory Board Member receives Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Congratulations to Mike Dodd, associate professor of psychology and SBSRC Faculty Advisory Board member is the recipient of the first Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, demonstrating his commitment to mentoring and supporting undergraduate students!

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Nikki Roseberry-Keiser and Jenn Rutt
Nikki Roseberry-Keiser and Jenn Rutt
Data Provide Evidence of Lower Underage Drinking Rates Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Jenn Rutt, evaluation project manager at SBSRC, and Nikki Roseberry-Keiser, DHHS, Division of Behavioral Health, presented their evaluation results of the Partnerships for Success (PFS) Grant and associated surveys, showing that the data collected over the course of a year was evaluated for indicators of success.

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SBSRC Releases a Call for Voucher Seed Grant Proposals Thursday, March 24, 2016
Last month, SBSRC released a call for proposals for Voucher Seed Grants.

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