Research Announcements

3rd Forum to Promote Young Investigators & Centers of excellence in Cardiovascular Research

On behalf of the local organizers you are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences – North American Section to be held in Omaha September 10-12.  A key feature of this forum is a focus on young investigators (faculty within 10 years of first appointment) and trainees (graduate students, residents and fellows).

Dr. Gold will be saying a few words at the opening on Friday evening. You may find the content of this conference of interest.  Program information can be found on the meeting website (www.cvforum.org).

 

Please share this information with faculty and students who may find the subject matter of interest.

15% Discount on Article Publishing Charges with BioMed Central

Good News!  The library is now a Supporter Member with BioMed Central, which means everyone at UNMC that publishes in a BMC journal gets a 15% discount on article processing charges.  Need more information?  Follow the library blog at:  http://blog.unmc.edu/library/2015/07/16/15-discount-when-publishing-with-biomed-central/

Fostering Capable Rural Communities An Australian Perspective

Join the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska presentation with Dr. Jim Cavaye, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia.

With a similar land mass area as the U.S., but only 10% of the population in comparison, Australia is definitely rural. Australia’s rural communities face many of the same challenges as their U.S. counterparts.

This seminar will cover the challenges and opportunities in fostering rural communities, highlighting many of the parallels between the Midwest and Australia. Dr. Cavaye will discuss agricultural viability, the provision of services and community volunteerism. He will describe innovative local economic development initiatives, the effects of mining and coal seam gas development, a growing women’s movement as well as other principles of community vitality.

 

Attend the seminar in person or online:

 

Monday, July 13, 1:00 pm CST UNL East Campus Union Cottonwood Room University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Tuesday, July 14, 10:30 am CST Live Adobe Connect Presentation (click here)

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