The RDAR Symposium on Substance Use Research will be held virtually this year on NOVEMBER 9-13, 2020
The Symposium will be co-hosted by:
the Rural Drug Addiction Research (RDAR) COBRE
the COBRE on Opioids and Overdose
the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI)
The digital format
REACH researcher Roberto Abadie recently led a new publication on establishing trust among people who inject drugs when researching HIV and hepatitis C. The paper was published in PLoS ONE in December of 2018 and focuses on how trust forms between researchers and participants.
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