Research

The Office of Research provides leadership to the University of New England community in building research and scholarly activities by:

  • Providing support for faculty and staff to identify and pursue funding opportunities.
  • Ensuring that faculty and staff have all the tools necessary to be competitive.
  • Encouraging student participation in research.
  • Ensuring compliance in all research functions.

 


 

Annual R&S Expenditures
(FY 2006-FY 2014)

External funding for research and scholarship at UNE has grown by more than 200% in the past eight years, bringing external funding from 2006 to 2014 to more than $64.3 million.

 

Bar graph showing increase in external funding for U N E researches from 2006 to 2014

Research by the Numbers

  • 200+

    Number of undergraduate students who have given presentations at regional and national conferences during the last six years.

  • 41%

    Percentage of UNE seniors who have worked with faculty on research projects, compared with 23% at all colleges surveyed by the NSSE.

  • 146

    Number of UNE faculty and staff peer-reviewed publications in 2013 cited by the Scopus database. Represents a 274% increase over 2003.


News

Molly Wright, Brea Rivard, and Jessica Woolf perform green chemistry activities at the Chem Demo Exchange.
Molly Wright, Brea Rivard and Jessica Woolf perform green chemistry activities at the American Chemical Society national meeting's Chem Demo Exchange. The UNE Chemistry Club received an Outstanding Student Chapter Award and a Green Chemistry Chapter Award at the meeting.

UNE students represent Chemistry Club at ACS meeting in San Francisco

Three members of the UNE Chemistry Club, President Molly Wright (Biochemistry, ’17), Vice President Jessica Woolf (Biochemistry, ’17) and Brea Rivard (Chemistry and Applied Mathematics,...

Kyle Martin and Ursula Röse, set up field experiments to investigate chemical defense compounds of brown algae.
Former UNE student Kyle Martin, left, and Ursula Röse, associate professor in the UNE Department of Biology, set up field experiments to investigate chemical defense compounds of brown algae.

Aquaculture through UNE and SEANET — putting Maine on the map

With Earth's population of more than 7,495,217,688 increasing by one person every 15 seconds, there's an intense demand for nutritious, high-protein food. Aquaculture — the...

Events

Apr282017
2:30 PM4:30 PM

Symposium

HWOS Day of Scholarship!

HWOS Student Researchers

Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Rooms

Biddeford

May42017
12:00 PM

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

CEN Seminar: Dr. Dumas

Biddeford