Welcome to the Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research. Our mission is to engage in, generate and support interdisciplinary research to benefit children age 8 and younger, and enhance the environments within which they learn and grow.

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What We Do

Post Award Data Analysis


Advance the scientific knowledge base of issues related to early childhood, including development, interventions, systems and policies.

Pre Award Proposal Development


Enhance the scope, quality and impact of UNL’s grant-supported interdisciplinary early childhood research.

Training & Presentations


Translate research findings to support the health and well-being of young children.

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