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Steering Committee Members are reviewing and scoring 12 proposals from the faculty-led Priority Area Working Groups. The groups were tasked with submitting up to three proposals for areas of focus for research and scholarship at Tufts; the proposal titles are:

One Health (3 proposals):

  • Healthy Aging
  • The Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR)
  • Tufts Global Obesity Collaborative

Comparative Global Humanities (3 proposals):

  • The Culture and Politics of Creativity
  • Culture, History, and Translation
  • Global Medical and Health Humanities

Equitable Society (1 proposal)

  • Equity in Health, Wealth and Politics

Climate, Food, Water & Energy (2 proposals):

  • Climate and Energy
  • Water and Food

Living Technology (3 proposals):


  • Tufts Institute of Living Technologies
  • #Learning
  • Living Devices Laboratory

On April 20, Steering Committee members will meet to discuss each proposal, with the goal of developing a prioritized list to submit to the Executive Committee.  Executive Committee members will then select the RS priority area proposals which will be presented to  the Board of Trustees in their May meeting.