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Investing in Faculty Success

The OVPR is requesting proposals for the WeR1 Faculty Success Program in support of main campus faculty in navigating the post-pandemic world. Two application deadlines will be available for summer 2021 support, COB on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 and on Friday, July 1, 2021. Apply today!

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UNM researchers optimize solar power using AI

University of New Mexico Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Terrén-Serrano and Professor Manel Martínez-Ramón, in association with New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR), have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that optimizes the performance of solar power by predicting cloud cover.

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Anthropology students collaborate on video for children

Catfish Cleo made her debut last month as an Archaeology Superhero in educational resources for kids on the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology website.

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Maxwell Museum hosts virtual summer camp for kids

The Maxwell Museum education department will offer virtual summer camp sessions so children ages 6 through 12 can learn about Anthropology and Archaeology.

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UNM professor continues to find trove of info from El Mirón find

In 2010 Lawrence Straus, Emeritus Leslie Spier Distinguished Professor at The University of New Mexico, and a Spanish student found the woman’s remains, including her jaw, after Straus had what he described as “a hunch” to dig in an area behind an engraved block at the back of the cave’s huge vestibule.

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Study: Wildfires threaten river networks in the western U.S.

A new study conducted by researchers from The University of New Mexico has found that wildfires — which have been increasing in frequency, severity and extent around the globe — are one of the largest drivers of aquatic impairment in the western United States, threatening our water supply.

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Bringing Back the Pack to Research

Resumption of curtailed research operations will occur in alignment with applicable state, national, and regional guidelines and as determined by university leadership.

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Mission

The mission of the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is to advance innovation and discovery. The core of this mission is the research, scholarship, and creative works of UNM faculty. The OVPR seeks to facilitate these activities, resulting in new knowledge and applications of value to academic communities and the public.



During the Coronavirus Pandemic



As The University of New Mexico continues to work to "Bring Back the Pack", resumption of curtailed research operations will occur in alignment with applicable state, national, and regional guidelines and and determined by university leadership. All guidelines and worksite protocols can be found on the Bringing Back the Pack website.

Effective May 16 – August 2, 2021: Research should plan to resume and include human subjects research, field work, etc. during the summer and intersession. Researchers are reminded that everyone is expected to remain in compliance with NMDOH safety standards as well as UNM policies. Further details can be found here: Bringing Back the Pack Research Guidelines.


COVID-19 Research at UNM





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Maxwell Museum hosts virtual summer camp for kids

The Maxwell Museum education department will offer virtual summer camp sessions so children ages 6 through 12 can learn about Anthropology and Archaeology.

 

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UNM researchers optimize solar power using AI

University of New Mexico Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. candidate Guillermo Terrén-Serrano and Professor Manel Martínez-Ramón, in association with New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NM EPSCoR), have developed an artificial intelligence algorithm that optimizes the performance of solar power by predicting cloud cover.

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Study: Wildfires threaten river networks in the western U.S.

A new study conducted by researchers from The University of New Mexico has found that wildfires — which have been increasing in frequency, severity and extent around the globe — are one of the largest drivers of aquatic impairment in the western United States, threatening our water supply.

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Anthropology students collaborate on video for children

Catfish Cleo made her debut last month as an Archaeology Superhero in educational resources for kids on the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology website.

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New advancement in Nanophotonics explains how collections of hot nanoparticles cool down

Inspired by this great promise, scientists from The University of New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and the Institute of Optics in Spain have published a study that gives new insight into the way that collections of nanoparticles radiatively exchange heat with one another and their environment.

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UNM professor continues to find trove of info from El Mirón find

In 2010 Lawrence Straus, Emeritus Leslie Spier Distinguished Professor at The University of New Mexico, and a Spanish student found the woman’s remains, including her jaw, after Straus had what he described as “a hunch” to dig in an area behind an engraved block at the back of the cave’s huge vestibule.

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