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    Green fingers

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    The core team of TILMAN-ORG, Drs Paul Mäder, Christophe David and Julia Cooper, discuss their aims to develop organic farming and conservation agricultural practices through the TILMAN-ORG project, and what challenges must be overcome

    Research Briefs

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    UNLV Leads 20MillionProjectonSolarEnergy−WaterNexusUNLVtoReceive20 Million Project on Solar Energy-Water Nexus UNLV to Receive 20.3 Million NIH Grant to Support Clinical and Bench-to-Bedside Research Fossilized Remains of Extinct Wolf Species Discovered In Nevada Physicist Seeks to Build a Safer, More Efficient Lithium-ion Battery Study: Elevated Levels of Lead Found in Mexican Hot Sauces Extreme Climate Change Linked to Early Animal Evolutio

    Beautiful Science

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    The path to discovery can be painstaking, complex, and … aesthetically beautiful. In the following pages, UNLV scientists provide some of the most striking images they’ve examined as part of their research. Learn how these fascinating photos were captured and what they represent

    Annual Report on UNLV Research Activity

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    The UNLV Division of Research and Economic Development reports data characterizing institutional research activity in order to measure and evaluate campus research productivity and to facilitate benchmarking to promote future growth. The following report contains compilations of standard institutional research metrics, as well as pertinent graduate education data

    2011 Strategic roadmap for Australian research infrastructure

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    The 2011 Roadmap articulates the priority research infrastructure areas of a national scale (capability areas) to further develop Australia’s research capacity and improve innovation and research outcomes over the next five to ten years. The capability areas have been identified through considered analysis of input provided by stakeholders, in conjunction with specialist advice from Expert Working Groups   It is intended the Strategic Framework will provide a high-level policy framework, which will include principles to guide the development of policy advice and the design of programs related to the funding of research infrastructure by the Australian Government. Roadmapping has been identified in the Strategic Framework Discussion Paper as the most appropriate prioritisation mechanism for national, collaborative research infrastructure. The strategic identification of Capability areas through a consultative roadmapping process was also validated in the report of the 2010 NCRIS Evaluation. The 2011 Roadmap is primarily concerned with medium to large-scale research infrastructure. However, any landmark infrastructure (typically involving an investment in excess of $100 million over five years from the Australian Government) requirements identified in this process will be noted. NRIC has also developed a ‘Process to identify and prioritise Australian Government landmark research infrastructure investments’ which is currently under consideration by the government as part of broader deliberations relating to research infrastructure. NRIC will have strategic oversight of the development of the 2011 Roadmap as part of its overall policy view of research infrastructure

    What do Families and Teams Have in Common?

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    They both have built-in support groups, and they’re both subjects of interest to Brad Donohue. The UNLV psychology professor takes the principles of Family Behavior Therapy and applies them in a variety of contexts, including athletic performance

    CRIBs (Climate Relevant Innovation-system Builders): policy recommendations on fostering national systems of innovation under the UNFCCC

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    National systems of innovation (NSIs) provide the context within which all processes of technology development, transfer and uptake occur - they refer to the network of actors (e.g. firms, universities, research institutes, government departments, NGOs) within which innovation occurs, and the strength and nature of the relationships between them. Nurturing NSIs in relation to climate technologies provides a powerful new focus for international policy with potential to underpin more sustained and widespread development and transfer of climate technologies. This working paper builds on an invited presentation by one of the authors at a workshop on NSIs convened by the Technology Executive Committee (TEC) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It identifies policy recommendations for consideration of the TEC. The intention is both to inform possible recommendations by the TEC to the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP) and to highlight potential areas for future work that the TEC could undertake on this issue

    In Print

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    - The Coming of the Frontier Press: How the West Was Really Won, by Barbara Cloud - We Were All Like Migrant Workers Here: Work, Community, and Memory on California’s Round Valley Reservation, by William J. Bauer, Jr. - Europe as a Political Project in the CDU: Precedents and Programs, by Daniel Villanuev
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