November 6, 2013

Stacked schedule for final day of Research Fair

A bioproducts and biofuels symposium, a supercomputing symposium and sessions for postdoctoral researchers are on tap Nov. 7 at the UNL Research Fair. The fall Nebraska Lecture concludes the event.

Frontiers in Bioproducts and Biofuels Symposium hosted by the Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nebraska Union. It includes industry presentations from Rayeman Elements, Novozymes, POET and NatureWorks; faculty research presentations; roundtable discussions on what industry perspectives mean for UNL; and a panel discussion.

The Holland Computing Center Supercomputing Symposium from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wick Alumni Center will feature news about the Holland Computing Center’s latest developments and information on how to collaborate with the center.

The postdoc sessions, hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Studies, include What Else Can You Do with a Ph.D. at 9:30 a.m. by Shirley Malcom, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Malcom also will give the keynote address at the Postdoc and Postdoc Mentor Awards Luncheon, Having a Career and Having a Life, at 11:30 a.m. Postdoc events are in the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center.

Nov. 7’s events are open to faculty, staff and students but require registration. Visit the event website to view the schedule and registration forms. View daily event photos on Facebook and use the hashtag #UNLRF to join the discussion on Twitter.

The Research Fair wraps up with the fall Nebraska Lecture by UNL educational psychology professor Susan Swearer, “Creating a Kinder World: Empowering Youth to End Bullying,” at 3:30 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. A reception follows. Use the hashtag #neblecture for live updates during Swearer’s lecture.