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UNH Awarded $2.8 Million to Develop Robots to Care for People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire will receive a five-year grant totaling $2.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop and test social assistive robots to aid in the care of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease...
9-Aug-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research Finds Repurposed Drug Inhibits Enzyme Related to COVID-19

With the end of the pandemic seemingly nowhere in sight, scientists are still very focused on finding new or alternative drugs to treat and stop the spread of COVID-19. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the University of New Hampshire...
22-Jun-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research: Forest to Pasture - Keeping Trees Could Reduce Climate Consequences

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire studied a practice known as silvopasture which intentionally preserves trees in pastures where livestock graze. They found that compared to a completely cleared, tree-less, open pasture, the integrated...
17-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Research: U.S. Seafood Workers at Increased Risk for COVID-19 During Pandemic

The dramatic toll that COVID-19 has taken on the U.S. is apparent, but as caseloads come down and mandates are loosened it has become increasingly obvious how much of an impact the pandemic had on food service workers in industries like the...
21-Mar-2022 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Researchers Find Significant Gender Pay Gap in Executive Severances

Men in executive leadership positions receive over $500,000 more in severance compensation than women, according to researchers from the University of New Hampshire and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Researchers say a gender pay gap exists in...
17-Mar-2022 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNH Receives Nearly $6M to Develop Protein Sensors for Biomanufacturing

Researchers in the University New Hampshire’s Surface Enhanced Electrochemical Diagnostic Sensors (SEEDS) Lab have received an EPSCoR grant from the National Science Foundation for close to $6 million to lead a team in developing sensors to...
22-Feb-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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UNH Researchers Lead NASA Mission to Explore Sun’s Impact on Space and Earth

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have been selected for one of NASA’s MIDEX space missions, part of their Heliophysics Explorers Program. UNH’s Space Science Center will lead the mission which will have a budget of $250 million,...
11-Feb-2022 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Future of Winter: UNH Researchers Find Low Emissions Vital to Slow Warming

Winters are warming faster than summers in North America, impacting everything from ecosystems to the economy. Global climate models indicate that this trend will continue in future winters but there is a level of uncertainty around the magnitude of...
3-Feb-2022 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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