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2006 Nobel Prize Winner
Dr. John Mather

Presents

2006 Nobel Prize Winner: Dr. John Mather

October 22 - 7:00pm - Kellar Hall
in the UNM Center for the Arts
Event is free to the public

Research Highlights

  • Tuesday, 21 October 2014

    2014 Annual Mentoring Conference

    The 2014 conference theme is Developmental Networks: Mentoring & Coaching at Work The conference theme is focused on how developmental networks are used in practice, both in educational settings, as well as, in the workplace. 

    Each year, the UNM Mentoring Institute hosts its annual mentoring conference. Featuring four keynote speakers and over 250 concurrent presentations, the 2013 conference brought over 600 people to New Mexico.  We aim to host a broad constituency, which includes divisions of higher education, academic researchers, educators, community leaders, administrators, non-profit partners, government agencies, and other professionals.

  • Tuesday, 14 October 2014

    Frankenstein and the Institutional Review Board
    Ethical failure in a successful research project

    Harrison & Gannon

    If Victor Frankenstein had been forced to face an institutional review board in 1790 before he created his monster, would he ever have been able to begin his project to create a human life from the remaindered parts of dead bodies?

    In a new paper published in the journal “Science and Engineering Ethics,” UNM English Professor Gary Harrison and Biology Research Assistant Professor and Research Ethics Compliance officer William Gannon have co-authored a paper that includes a mock Institutional Review Board proposal for research conducted by Frankenstein from Mary Shelley’s novel of the same name. “Victor Frankenstein’s Institutional Review Board Proposal, 1790” bases the proposal on the state of science at the time.

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