Research Announcements

UNL NMR Symposium

“The Role of NMR in Research Disease Pathways” will be the subject of this day long symposium hosted by the UNL Chemistry Department.

Date:  March 31st, 2015
Place:  Lied Commons, UNL – City Campus
Time:  9 am – 4 pm

NMR Symposium Agenda

Registration required.  Click here to register.
Contact Dr. Robert Powers for more details.

Getting to Know PCOR: From Application to Closeout

February 19-20, 2015

PCORI is hosting a free two-day interactive workshop to provide applicants with the tools and strategies to develop that winning application. This interactive workshop—led by expert staff—will offer an overview of PCORI:

  • National Priorities for Research
  • Funding announcements
  • Application process
  • Methodology Standards
  • Patient and stakeholder engagement requirements
  • Merit Review process
  • Post-award administrative requirements

The workshop will provide opportunities to meet PCORI staff, ask questions, obtain resources, and network with other participants. On hand to offer additional insight will be our contract administrators, research program officers, engagement officers, and notable awardees who can provide both programmatic and administrative intelligence to help you apply for and manage a PCORI contract.

Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental
15700 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Houston, TX 77032
TEL: 281-442-5100

Register Now

This Workshop is sponsored by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.  Read More.

For questions about:

Logistics and Registration, e-mail:
Workshop Agenda and Speakers, e-mail:

Future of Big Data Symposium

When:  November 6-7
Where:  Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center

Dear Colleagues:   The UNL Computational Sciences Initiative, in partnership with the UNL Agricultural Division and the UNL Office of Research and Economic Development, is pleased to invite you to attend the Future of Big Data Symposium on Thursday, November 6th and Friday, November 7th at the Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center.  Please share this invitation with faculty, undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in your departments, colleges or centers.

This event will feature presentations by insightful professionals from academia, industry, and government that span the landscape of Big Data, Data Analytics, and Data Science. These individuals will share their ideas and accomplishments in research and education, as well as discuss opportunities for faculty and students interested in the field.

Please encourage undergraduate and/or graduate students associated with your research or educational activities to present a poster and participate in the poster competition from 5:00 – 7:00 pm on Thursday evening. All undergraduate and graduate students conducting research and creative activity in data sciences/analytics/big data at UNL are invited to participate, and awards will be given for the best poster presentations.

To register for this event please click here.
To register for the poster session please click here.
More information is available

We look forward to seeing you at the Future of Big Data Symposium.