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Professor David Henry Feldman Elected President of the Society of the Study of Human Development

Wednesday, May, 24th, 2017 News Researchers in the News

Leading the Field Professor David Henry Feldman of the Eliot Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development was elected President of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD), a scientific society dedicated to research and applications for human development policies and programs. “David Henry’s election underscores his national recognition as an eminent Read More

Switch to a low-glycemic diet: Stop age-related eye disease

Monday, May, 22nd, 2017 News Researchers in the News

Highlights Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, causes gradual loss of central vision and does not have a possible cure. Switching from a high-glycemic diet to a low-glycemic one is beneficial to eye health in people that are heading towards developing AMD. Changes in metabolism associated with the different glycemia diets are related to 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

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

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

HHMI 2017 Investigator Program

Monday, March, 13th, 2017 News Opportunities

More than 300 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators, widely known for their creativity and productivity, are pushing the bounds of knowledge in biomedical research. HHMI investigators are based at host institutions across the United States. This arrangement currently represents collaborative partnerships with more than 60 research institutions. Investigators continue to participate in educational and administrative activities at Read More

Tufts Physician-Researcher Named to Endowed Professorship

Monday, March, 6th, 2017 Appointments News

Iris Jaffe, associate professor of medicine and executive director of the Molecular Cardiology Research Institute (MCRI), has been appointed the Elisa Kent Mendelsohn Professor of Molecular Cardiology. Jaffe received an M.D. and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing clinical training in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, she received a vascular biology Read More