The Office of Research and Scholarship

At UNE, you’ll enjoy unprecedented opportunities to engage in faculty-led research — even as an undergraduate. There’s no better way to gain hands-on experience and to enrich your education.

Research activity at UNE is coordinated through the Office of Research and Scholarship. We help faculty with funding logistics, training, and infrastructure needs while promoting cross-disciplinary and community partnerships, we help students find research opportunities, and we help government and industry partners connect with UNE researchers.

Check out our blog to see the latest exciting research developments >

Institutional Leadership

The Office of Research and Scholarship provides leadership in institutional research strategy and operations, encompassing the Office of Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research Integrity, and the UNE HIPAA Office. These offices provide administrative services and compliance oversight to ensure the highest level of ethical standards. 

An Inclusive and Innovative Research Culture

We believe in a culture of inclusion, including intentionally creating opportunities for non-male, non-White scientists, and in creating a scholarly environment that is both innovative and ethical.

Read more about our Mission and Vision >

Current Research

Fruit Flies and Chronic Pain

Look closer at the research that Biology professor Geoffrey Ganter, Ph.D., performs with the help of UNE students. Ganter’s lab focuses on studying fruit flies to understand the cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms of chronic pain.

Centers and Institutes


Rows of zebrafish tanks in the lab
UNE's first INBRE fellows complete summer research
Holly Parker
UNE North’s Holly Parker accepted to prestigious Fulbright Specialist Program
Coauthors of study
UNE Public Health tobacco research published in local medical journal

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