Education and Human Sciences

Molecular Engineering

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Faculty Advisor
SIAMAK NEJATI
Contact Email
Start Date
Mon, 05/30/2022
Paid or Volunteer
Paid by faculty funding
Hours Per Week
20

The molecular engineering (ME) program at the Transromantic Interfaces and Coatings is accepting applications to fill two research positions for conducting research at the frontier of materials discovery, exploring the organic networks and frameworks with applications in carbon capture, carbon dioxide conversion, oxygen reduction, molecular separation, and ion sorption. This project is in line with two recently awarded grants from National Science Foundation proposing to develop a new approach to ME.

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Project PAC

Special Education and Communication Disorders

Faculty Advisor
Jessica Namkung
Contact Email
Start Date
08/01/2022
Paid or Volunteer
Paid by UCARE funding
Hours Per Week
10

I am looking for responsible undergraduate students seeking research opportunities through UCARE. However, we will also accept hourly undergraduate and graduate students. The Project PAC (PI: Dr. Jessica Namkung, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders) is aimed at identifying explicit links among cognitive (e.g., executive functions), language, and foundational math (e.g., number sense) processes that underlie pre-algebra competence for students with and without math learning difficulties.

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Community-based Research, Southern Ethiopia/Zambia (Group project: Food Security/Health/Nutrition, Individual Interest Research)

Nutrition and Health Sciences, College of Education and Human Sciences

Faculty Advisor
Mary S. Willis
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Start Date
05/15/2022
Paid or Volunteer
Paid by UCARE funding

Summer 22 UCARE slots only with Education Abroad Program. 

The summer 2022 program will likely take place in two of Zambia’s nine provinces, Southern and Eastern, as Ethiopia is not currently on the State Department’s travel list.

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Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining

Child Youth and Family Studies

Faculty Advisor
Dipti Dev
Contact Email
Start Date
2/10/2022 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
3-10

The Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining (EAT Family Style) is an integrated (web-based + coaching) childhood obesity prevention program.

 Purpose: To improve childcare providers’ use of responsive feeding practices and reduce controlling feeding practices with three-to five-year-old children in their care.

 Advantages:

1. Improve your resume

2. Gain nutrition education and evaluation experience

3. Make a difference in your community

4. Learn about data collection methods on measuring young children’s dietary intake

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Interpersonal Violence Research Laboratory

Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools

Faculty Advisor
Katie Edwards
Contact Email
Start Date
9/1/2019 but flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Volunteer
Hours Per Week
Flexible

The Interpersonal Violence Research lab is recruiting undergraduate students to assist in all aspects of various ongoing research studies. As a part of the IVR lab, students will be trained in the methodologically rigorous approaches to studying interpersonal violence and provided with the knowledge and skills to translate this research into meaningful intervention, prevention and policy efforts.

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Anti-inflammatory functions of dietary molecules

Nutrition and Health Sciences

Faculty Advisor
Dr. Jiujiu Yu
Contact Email
Start Date
9/1/19 and flexible
Paid or Volunteer
Paid by faculty funding
Hours Per Week
Minimum 10 hours per week

The laboratory of Dr. Jiujiu Yu in Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska Lincoln is recruiting one undergraduate student and one part-time research technician to work on a research project that focuses on anti-inflammatory functions of dietary molecules. The research will involve cell culture, mouse models, and many state-of-the-art molecular and biochemical techniques. Previous laboratory research experience is preferred but not required.

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