Research

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Research

The future of health care starts here.

CNPD Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Social Work faculty and students are actively involved in interdisciplinary research and training projects.

Inside CNPD Research

Research Office
About the UND CNPD Research Office

Dedicated to supporting the research agenda of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines.

Current Research & Projects
Current Research & Projects

CNPD faculty and students are actively involved in interdisciplinary research and training projects.

Publications & Presentations
Publications & Presentations

Our many faculty publications, papers, and presentations reflect broad expertise and interest in nursing, nutrition & dietetics, and social work.

Resources

Pre and Post Award Support
Pre and Post Award Support

The CNPD Research Office is available to support faculty with research, scholarship, and funded programs. 

Seed Grant Proposals
Internal Faculty Funding Opportunities

The CNPD Research Office has funds available to jump-start scholarly activities for faculty.

Research Assistant Request
Research Assistant Request

CNPD graduate research assistants are available to help with faculty research projects.

Centers

Northern Plains Center for Behavioral Research
Northern Plains Center for Behavioral Research

Located adjacent to the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines., this space houses research and research training spaces.

Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN)
Recruitment & Retention of American Indians into Nursing

The RAIN program provides academic support and assistance to American Indian students seeking a nursing degree - pre-nursing through doctorate.

Children & Family Services Training Center
Children & Family Services Training Center

Serves as the primary training agency for child welfare services in North Dakota.

Student Resources 

Our students are active and involved with research. 

Research & Scholarship DayResearch & Scholarship Day

CNPD students are encouraged to participate in a day of celebrating research, collaboration, scholarship, and creative activities.

U-RISE ProgramU-RISE Program

The U-RISE Program is an undergraduate, NIH-funded Honors research training fellowship program. 

Student Research Travel FundingStudent Research Travel Funding

The Research and Scholarship Committee encourages dissemination of research by providing financial support to scholars invited to present research and scholarship. 

UND Division of Research & Economic DevelopmentUND Division of Research & Economic Development

The hallmark of a major research university is its ability to link students and faculty across all disciplines toward the creation of new ideas and the generation of new technologies.

Faculty Research News

CNPD Research News: January 2024
Please remember to submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at und.cnpd.research.office@und.edu. CNPD Research and Scholarship Day, May 1, 2024 10 a.m. – 1p.m. | Memorial Union Ballroom We want you! CNPD students are encouraged to participate in a day celebrating research, collaboration, scholarship, and creative activities. Eligible Participants CNPD students and […]
1/16/2024
11:52AM
Three UND colleges unite for new research initiative
by Walter Criswell of UND Today Multidisciplinary initiative promises to bolster behavioral health support in rural North Dakota Tiffany Russell (left to right), Kelly McShane, Karla Fehr and Ethan Dahl serve as core members of UND’s new Behavioral Health Initiative. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Behavioral health disorders, which range from substance use disorders to […]
11/2/2023
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CNPD Research News: October 2023
Submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at und.cnpd.research.office@und.edu. CNPD Accomplishments Congratulations to Dr. Carenlee Barkdull for being awarded a new grant, North Dakota Child Welfare Best Practices Partnership! Please see the link for the article on this new grant! Congratulations to Dean Maridee Shogren on her publication! Scott, K. A., […]
10/25/2023
12:49PM
UND Social Work, partners secure $2.5M to improve state’s American Indian/Alaska Native Child Welfare Outcomes
The University of North Dakota Department of Social Work at the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines and its partners have received a second five-year $2.5 million federal award from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to continue their work statewide to reduce the disproportionate placement of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) children away from their families and communities […]
10/13/2023
2:04PM
How sharing can boost savings and well-being
Within close communities, sharing money is a powerful tool, UND’s Financial Interdependence Project Colloquium shows Toni Castro Cosío, a senior Behavioral Researcher at the Center for Advanced Hindsight’s Common Cents Lab at Duke University, describes her research to attendees of the Financial Interdependence Colloquium at UND. Photo by Jen Koller for UND Today. By Jen […]
10/4/2023
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