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NSF CAREER Award Prep Series at Tufts University

Monday, January, 9th, 2017 Events Research Administration & Development

Considering applying or (reapplying) for an NSF CAREER Award? ORD, in coordination with other Tufts offices and centers, has several workshops and other resources available this winter and spring. Workshops include: Defining and Assessing the Impact of your Education Plan Education Plan Objectives and Assessment – Review and Revision Workshop Mock Review of Overview and Objectives Read More

Practice testing protects memory against stress

Tuesday, January, 3rd, 2017 Researchers in the News

(MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Nov. 24, 2016)—Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress, report scientists from Tufts University in a new study published in Scienceon Nov. 25. In experiments involving 120 student participants, individuals who learned a series of words and images by retrieval Read More

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

Wednesday, December, 7th, 2016 Events Medford Research Administration & Development

This 4-week workshop will meet on Fridays February 17, February 24, March 3, and March 10th, from 9:30-11:00 am, except for the final session on March 10, which will be 3 hours (9am-noon).   Location: Medford campus, TBA Open to all faculty interested in honing their grantsmanship using a hands-on approach. Limited to 10 participants. Read More

David Walt elected to National Academy of Medicine

Wednesday, November, 16th, 2016 Appointments Researchers in the News

The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 70 regular members and 9 international members during its annual meeting.  Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. David Walt, Ph.D. — University Professor Read More

Ordovas receives award from Ministry of Health

Wednesday, November, 16th, 2016 Researchers in the News

At the first official event of the new Health Minister Dolors Montserrat Montserrat, Senior Scientist and Director of the Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, Jose Ordovas receives an award. The award was given as a special recognition by the Ministry of Health to the role that my research has played in the understanding of obesity and Read More

AWARE For All – Clinical Research Education Day

Wednesday, November, 16th, 2016 Boston Events

When: December 1, 2016 from 5:00PM-8:00PM Where: Tufts Medical Center 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111 AWARE For All is organized by the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) ( in partnership with the Tufts CTSI. CISCRP is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical Read More

DOD Funding Workshop

Thursday, November, 10th, 2016 Boston Events

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 from 10:00AM – 11:30AM Location: 
Sackler B09, 145 Harrison Avenue, Boston Campus Speaker: Reed Skaggs; PhD, and Laura Uttley, Lewis-Burke Associates Attend this session to learn about U.S. Department of Defense Health research agencies and activities, including identifying potential funding opportunities and engaging with DOD research program staff. Reed Skaggs relies on Read More

Seed Grants for Teaching and Research

Friday, November, 4th, 2016 Opportunities

In order to foster ongoing collaboration and innovation in scholarship and teaching, the Office of the Provost sponsors two seed grant programs, Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates. Through these programs, the university has supported more than 183 groundbreaking projects, including 28 in the 2016-2017 academic year. The goals of Tufts Collaborates and Tufts Innovates are Read More

Artificial Intelligence: A DARPA Perspective

Friday, October, 28th, 2016 Events Medford

Artificial Intelligence: A DARPA Perspective Presented by Dr. John Launchbury, Information Innovation Office (I2O) Director, DARPA Date: November 10, 3:00pm — 4:00pm Location: Dowling 745, Dowling Hall, 419 Boston Ave, Medford Recent, powerful technology developments in artificial intelligence (AI) are being harnessed to support many different applications, yet fundamental limitations still exist. This talk will explore this Read More