Research Announcements

Publishing and Impact: A Survey of Scholarly Communications Issues

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM
DRC1, room 1004

Presented by Heather Brown, MA, AHIP
McGoogan Library of Medicine

A variety of issues face an author as they enter into the process of publishing and the tracking of its impact. Where do I publish? How do I retain rights to my work? What about the h-index? What other metrics are available? What are my choices for managing my online presence? In this session, these issues and more will be discussed and additional resources will be provided.

A presentation of the UNMC Research Users Group.  RUG is dedicated to presenting solutions for today’s research issues

Call for Nominees for Community Service to Research Awards

The Community Service To Research Award recognizes a community member who has a demonstrated record of service to UNMC research. The Vice Chancellor for Research office is accepting nominations from UNMC faculty members for this award due December 1, 2014 (Call for Nominees Community Service Form 2014).

Community members serve an essential role in many aspects of UNMC research from translating research into the community, reviewing research protocols for relevance to the community, helping to develop new resources, and providing key insights on health problems so that they can be better studied or study results interpreted.  Individuals who have been helpful to UNMC research efforts in any or other roles are eligible for nomination. The award will be presented at the Distinguished Scientist Ceremony in 2015.

Send nomination materials to:  Pam Welch (, Vice Chancellor for Research Office, 987878 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-7878.  Nominations are due December 1,

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.