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Data-Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Mini Symposium

Wednesday, April, 12th, 2017 Events Medford

Data-Intensive Studies Center The first of a series of symposia on the Data-Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Initiative will be held from 11AM to 2PM on Friday, April 28 in the Cohen  Audi­torium in Aidekman Arts Center. The series aims to engage faculty and stu­dents from across Tufts who are pursuing or would like to pursue Read More

ORD Offering Office Hours

Monday, April, 10th, 2017 Events

Need help with your grant writing, grantsmanship, federal funding search, or other non-budgetary aspects of your grant application? ORD is planning drop-in service hours for faculty and post-doctoral fellows. Medford: Fridays from 12:00 to 2:00 at 574 Boston Avenue, Room 213, beginning Friday April 7th Boston: Tuesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 at 75 Kneeland St, Read More

2017 CBET CAREER Proposal Writing Webinar

Wednesday, April, 5th, 2017 News Opportunities

The NSF Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) will host a CAREER Proposal Webinar, Monday, April 17, 2017, 1pm-6pm EDT, to share best practices regarding the development and submission of proposals to the CAREER program. Topics will include: CAREER guidelines and eligibility Tips for proposal preparation Recommendations for integrating research, education and Read More

Creative Internships at Tufts University Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Friday, March, 31st, 2017 News Opportunities OVPR

Are you a Tufts student with skills in journalism, drama, design, business, and/or multimedia content creation and editing? Would you like to gain professional experience while helping Tufts Office of the Vice Provost for Research build a training program? Are you interested in learning about the growing field of research administration from Tufts experts? The Read More

Post-Graduation Fellowships (Paid) in Research Administration at Tufts

Friday, March, 31st, 2017 News Opportunities OVPR

We are excited to announce paid fellowship opportunities in research administration beginning in June, 2017. This opportunity is open to Tufts students who are currently in the final semester (graduating May 2017) of their undergraduate or graduate degree. Research administration professionals perform a variety of business functions related to proposal preparation and work with Tufts Read More

Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus

Friday, March, 24th, 2017 Boston Events Sponsored

Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus This small group workshop focuses on crafting and refining the Specific Aims or equivalent objectives/executive summary page through a combination of instructor feedback and intensive peer review. You will revise and receive feedback on your drafts 3 times over the course of the workshop. If you Read More

NSF CAREER Program Webinar

Thursday, March, 23rd, 2017 Events

The NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee hosts a webinar to answer participants’ questions about development and submission of proposals to the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). The webinar will give participants the opportunity to interact with members of the NSF CAREER Coordinating Committee in a question-and-answer format. In preparation for the webinar, participants are strongly encouraged to Read More

Richard Lerner invited to serve on NSF Advisory Panel

Wednesday, March, 22nd, 2017 Appointments News

Dr. Richard M. Lerner, Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and Director of the  Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development has been invited  to join the NSF Developmental Sciences (DS) Advisory Panel. The NSF Developmental Sciences panel serves in part as a grant review panel for funding applications in the developmental sciences field. As Read More

Publishing and the Research Enterprise

Tuesday, March, 21st, 2017 Boston Events

Sir Phillip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief, Nature Magazine will offer a 50-minute seminar focusing on Publishing and the Research Enterprise on Monday April 10, 2017 from 11AM to 1PM in Sackler 114 on the Boston Campus. There will be a Q&A Session immediately following the presentation. About the Presenter Sir Philip Campbell is Editor-in-Chief of Nature and of Nature Read More

Summary of President Trump’s ‘Budget Blueprint’ released on March 16

Monday, March, 20th, 2017 News

On March 16, 2017, the White House released a budget proposal document popularly known as a “skinny budget” or “blueprint.” While this document does give some idea of the administration’s priorities, it is not a budget, and it lacks substantial detail. A more complete budget proposal from the White House is expected in May. We Read More