Memory Manda came to the University of Nebraska in January 2018 as a recipient of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Fogarty grant for HIV Research Training. In Manda's native country of Zambia, the Nebraska Center for Virology researchers have found that those with HIV
Since 2014, REACH researchers have been working on ground-breaking investigations into rural injection drug use in Puerto Rico. With the lab's community partners, El Punto en la Montaña, REACH's findings regarding people who use injection drugs (PWID) in rural Puerto Rico and their risk behaviors, social networks,
Last week, an article about my research, written by Joseph Brean, appeared in the Canadian newspaper The National Post. Considering the reputation of the Postmedia Network, I was skeptical as soon as he contacted me, so before agreeing to do the interview, one of the first
REACH directors Kirk Dombrowski and Bilal Khan recently contributed to a paper published online at IEEE. The article titled "Evolutionary Game Theory Perspective on Dynamic Spectrum Access Etiquette" investigates the secondary users of dynamic spectrum access networks and the societies' long-term evolution patterns. Read here: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8014421/.
Last week, REACH Post Doc, Elspeth Ready, presented on her findings at the annual American Anthropological Association meeting in Washington D.C. Ready's presentation titled "'Who, being loved, is poor?' Employment, food insecurity and domestic partnerships in Nunavik" portrayed the anthropological elements of food insecurity in Canadian Arctic Inuit communities.
UNL's Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative and Holland Computing Center hosted the first-ever Datapalooza this November. Datapalooza was a competitive data analysis event where undergraduates were given a set of data to analyze and later present their results to a panel of judges. REACH undergraduate students
Postdoc Elspeth Ready gave a talk to the Department of Human Behavior, Ecology, and Culture at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, on October 19th, on using social network analysis to examine how food sharing contributes to community food security and climate change resilience
Wireless communication is an increasingly ubiquitous and important aspect of the digital ecosystem. The Internet of Things (IOT) has been growing rapidly with a population of 4+ billion devices in 2014 and an expected population of 25 billion by 2020 This rapid growth, however, may lead the
It has been consistently found in Aboriginal communities that the continuation of cultural traditions of is vital to the maintenance, resilience, and health of a society. For a community familiar to forced acculturation and discrimination, the identity and empowerment found in the conservation of Aboriginal culture has
In the epidemiology of infectious diseases, much of researchers' concerns center around how disease spreads or, more optimistically, how an outbreak may be mitigated by other social and biological factors. Researchers with REACH have been innovatively applying the simulation abilities of social network modeling to