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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

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

Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Fall Symposium

Wednesday, September, 6th, 2017 DISC Updates Events Medford

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 9AM – 6PM Breed Memorial Hall • 51 Winthrop Street • Medford, MA 02155 Registration begins at 8AM  Keynote Presentations • Panel Discussions • Poster Sessions View Keynote Speaker Profiles (PDF).   9:00 – 9:15  Welcome Anthony Monaco, President, Tufts University 9:20 – 10:35   Session I: City and Urban Planning (Download Session I Panelist Profiles) New Data, New 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

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

Engaging with DARPA

Thursday, September, 8th, 2016 Events Medford

Engaging with DARPA Presented by Dr. Stefanie Tompkins, Defense Sciences Office Director, DARPA Date: September 20, 2016, 2:00PM – 3:00PM Location: Gordon Institute, 200 Boston Ave, Suite 2400, Medford Campus This presentation will give an overview of DARPA, working with DARPA and the Defense Sciences Office, and description of some of the current activities DSO’s program managers are working on. This Read More

NSF Broader Impacts Workshop

Friday, August, 19th, 2016 Events Medford Research Administration & Development

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, 11 AM to 3 PM, Medford campus (Chase Center) Successful Strategies and Resources for Responding to the NSF Broader Impacts Requirement for NSF Funding Applications This workshop features a guest expert in Broader Impacts, Tufts faculty sharing their BI ideas, the directors of Tufts programs that support Broader Impacts activities, and time Read More

Use Your Research to Change the Conversation

Thursday, July, 21st, 2016 Events Medford Sponsored

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Avenue, Medford/Somerville Campus Join Randy Olson—author of Houston, We Have a Narrative — for a series of events where he explores the role of storytelling in communicating research. 2–4PM: From Aristotle to South Park: The Central Role of Narrative in Research Communication In this two — hour introduction Read More