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Fall 2017 RCR Course Dates

Wednesday, October, 18th, 2017 Boston Events Medford

RCR Course The OVPR offers RCR training courses. Enrollment is on a first come-first served basis.  While all trainees are encouraged to enroll, priority will be given to those who need this training as part of a grant requirement. This course meets the requirements of both NSF and NIH RCR training. Fall 2017 Course Dates Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – September 2017

Tuesday, October, 17th, 2017 Award Highlights News

Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts. You can download the list of September awardees by clicking the button below. In September, Tufts researchers received 45 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation, Read More

2018-2019 Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) Program

Tuesday, October, 10th, 2017 News Opportunities Postdoctoral

About the Program Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) at Tufts University. This NIH-funded program is designed to prepare talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in academic biomedical research. Trainees spend on average 75% of their time conducting bench research and 25% of Read More

Research & Scholarship Strategic Plan Open Forums

Friday, September, 22nd, 2017 Boston Events Medford News Opportunities OVPR

The Tufts-wide Research & Scholarship Strategic Plan (RSSP) initiative seeks input from members of the research and scholarship community at all levels to: Gain insight on Tufts’ strengths in research and scholarship in all fields, including biomedical and STEM sciences, social science, arts (including creative activity and performance), and the humanities; Understand the needs of Read More

AAHRPP Full Accreditation for HS IRB!

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News OVPR

The Tufts Health Sciences Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)!  The AAHRPP Council on Accreditation awarded Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University Health Sciences this initial Full Accreditation for 3 years effective September 18, 2017. An independent, non-profit accrediting body, Read More

NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Irma

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News Opportunities

NSF is accepting proposals in response to Hurricane Irma, both for immediate assistance in the recovery (RAPID) and for fundamental research that could help with better response and recovery in the future (EAGER). Please contact the NSF program officer most closely aligned with your work prior to submission in response to this program. https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17135/nsf17135.jsp

Highlighting Research Awards – August 2017

Friday, September, 15th, 2017 Award Highlights

Browse Highlights by Researcher Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts. You can download the list of August’s awardees by clicking the button below. In August, Tufts researchers were awarded 24 awards for Read More

Symposium on Innovations in Global Health on October 2nd

Tuesday, September, 12th, 2017 Boston Events Researchers in the News Sponsored

As part of the Tufts‐Christian Medical College (CMC) Framework Program in Global Health Innovations, funded by an NIH Fogarty International Center D43 training grant, the postdoctoral Global Health Innovation program is holding a symposium on Innovations in Global Health on Monday Oct 2nd, 2017 in the Wolff Auditorium at Tufts Medical Center. The Symposium will Read More

New Funding Opportunity for Pain Research through OnPAR

Monday, September, 11th, 2017 News Opportunities

OnPar would like to inform you about a new initiative called OnPAR (Online Partnership to Accelerate Research).  This was launched by Leidos Life Sciences in March, 2016.  It is a partnership with NIH that offers a new paradigm to provide funding for highly scored but unfunded NIH applications by matching them with interested non-government organizations (NGOs).  Read More