The Vice Chancellor for Research has teamed with UNeMed, Alumni Affairs, and Nebraska Medicine to celebrate the achievements of our Inventors and Researchers with an exciting month of activities.
Seminars and workshops are planned on a variety of topics of interest to faculty, staff, and students. Click the links below to see the activities planned throughout the month. A selection of the seminars will be live-streamed and recorded for our colleagues who may not be able to join us. Note: The stream does not become live until 15 minutes prior to the event start. If you have technical issues, contact the ITS Video Operations Center at 402-559-8090.
|10/1, 8 AM - Noon||MSC 2010||Effective Communication in the Sciences Workshop
A half-day skills seminar with presenter Paul Casella, MFA.
Registration is required. Visit the workshop website for more information and to register
|10/3, 9 - 11 AM||DRC Atrium||
Innovation Week Kick-off
|10/4, Noon - 1 PM||DRC 1002||
3D Printing in Healthcare Panel
|10/5, 10:30 AM - 1 PM||UNO Campus||Biomechanics Center Tour
Learn about the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s cutting-edge research with a tour of UNO’s world-class biomechanics laboratories. Located on the UNO campus in their Biomechanics Research Facility.
|10/5, 4 - 6 PM||MSC 3001||
Technology Demonstration Day
|10/6, 8 - 9:30 AM||Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center||NU Connections: Connecting Disciplines Through the University-wide Institutes
Opening remarks will provide context and insight into the development of the four NU interdisciplinary institutes and overall vision for their futures. The executive directors will describe more specifically each institute's desire to cross academic disciplines, how they engage with faculty, and their ideas for the future.
|10/6, Noon - 1 PM||ESH 3010||John S Latta Lecture
Catherine Lucey, MD is the featured speaker for the 31st Annual Latta Lecture. She will present a lecture titled "21st Century Faculty: New Skills, New Roles, and New Responsibilities." Read more here
|10/6, 1 - 5 PM||MSC 1012||iEXCEL Demonstration
Enter the advanced world of cutting edge medical training, education and simulation. Touch, feel and experience the future with an open house that gets your hands on the most advanced and sophisticated medical training tools in the world.
|10/6, 4 - 6 PM||DRC 1002||Innovation Awards
Honoring the innovation and research developed at UNMC, the“Innovator of the Year” and “Most Promising New Invention” awards will be presented. New inventions, patents, and licenses recognized.
|10/7, 1:30 - 2:30 PM||Sorrell Center||Visualization Hub Tours
Check out posters from UNMC student researchers and the iEXCEL visualization hub. Sponsored by Alumni Affairs.
|10/7, 1:30 - 2:30 PM||Sorrell Atrium||Student Poster Session|
|10/8, 1 - 5 PM||Creighton University Harper Center||TEDx Omaha
"The Great Experiment" UNMC Researchers, Drs. Ali Khan and Michael Green are featured presenters for the 2016 TEDx Omaha lecture series. Visit the event website for details, to register, and to purchase tickets ($30).
|10/11, 10 - 11 AM||DRC 1002||
The Nine Parts of Speech in 60 Minutes
|10/12, 11 - 11:50 AM||DRC 1002||
Exploring Collaborations with PURE
|10/12, 2 -2:50 PM||DRC 1002||
ADIS and PURE, What's the Difference?
|10/13, 8 AM - 6:30 PM||UNO Thompson Alumni Center||
Symposium on Biomechanics
UNMC Associate Professor of Neurosciences and Director of the Center for Magnetoencephalography (MEG), Tony Wilson, PhD will present the 3:30 PM session: 'Oscillatory Dynamics of Human Motor Control"
|10/13, 9 AM - 7 PM||McGoogan Library||
McGoogan Library Publishing Seminars
9 - 10 AM: Overview of the Book Publishing Process
11 AM - 1 PM: Introduction to Scholarly Publishing
2 - 3 PM: Trends & Issues within Scholarly Publishing
5 - 7 PM: How to Get Published - For Students/Early Investigators
|10/13 -16 All Day||Hilton Omaha||International Conference on Brain Informatics & Health and the International Conference on Web Intelligence
The combined conferences will create a forum to bring the industry together to share findings and strategies in utilizing the power of human brains and man-made networks to create a better world.
|10/18, 11 AM - Noon||MSC 1005||Use of the Electronic Health Record and the Nebraska Biobank for Research
Purnima Guda, PhD, Director EHR Data Access Core and Linda Wilkie, Manager Nebraska Biobank will present information on how these resources can work together for pilot research studies. Tips on requesting samples from the biobank, crafting your inclusion/exclusion criteria, and how the EHR can facilitate outcomes research projects will be covered. Click here to watch a recording of this event.
|10/18, 7 PM||The Slowdown
729 N 14th St
Omaha, NE 68102
|Science Cafe: Using Cannabidiol to Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy
Join Dr. Deepak Madhavan, MD, director of the Nebraska Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, as he discusses the use of Cannabidiol Oil for patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy, as well as the upcoming clinical trial that has been authorized by Nebraska Legislative Bill 390.
Click here to go the the UNMC Science Cafe website.
|10/20, Noon - 1 PM||ESH 3010||Maximizing Writing, Minimizing Stress
Travis Adams, PhD, English University of Nebraska at Omaha will present the October session of the Professional Development Lunch & Learn Series. Sessions are open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, lunch is available at 11:45 AM. Click here for the series schedule.
|10/21, 10:30 AM- 2 PM||University Tower:
Private Dining Rooms
|Clinical Research & Innovation Presentations
Join us for presentations and a poster session highlighting the nursing and quality improvement research projects being done by UNMC/NM employees. Download the program
|10/24, Noon - 1 PM||MSC 2018||IDeA-CTR: Opportunities for Clinical Research
UNMC has recently obtained funding to create the “Great Plains Center for Clinical Translational Research”. Learn how the IDeA-CTR aims to develop the next generation of CTR researchers, providing opportunities through scholar and pilot project grants. Download the PowerPoint. Click here to listen to a recording of the event.
|10/25, 4 - 6 PM||DRC II Common Area||Celebrating Research
Join us on for an ALL-CAMPUS celebration to mark UNMC’s recent achievement of surpassing $115 Million in research funding. Festivities to include nonalcoholic drinks and food, as well as brief remarks by Chancellor Gold and Vice Chancellor for Research, Jennifer Larsen. Celebrate with other researchers on campus!
|10/27, Noon - 1 PM||MSC 2018||
REDCap: Creating a Clinical Data Repository
|10/28, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM||Innovation Campus Conference Center, Lincoln||NU Collaboration Initiative Retreat
Faculty interested in the System Science and Food for Health award programs will meet for pre-proposal planning and team formation. Attendance at the retreat is required for potential PI's to be funding eligible and strongly recommended for team members (PIs/Co-PIs). Details regarding the retreat can be found here. Register for the retreat.