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Dr. Kathleen Fisher Joins CNAS Task Force

Tuesday, March, 20th, 2018 Appointments

Dr. Kathleen Fisher, Chair of the Computer Science Department at Tufts, has been appointed as a member of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) Task Force. Please read below for more information. CNAS Launches Artificial Intelligence Task Force Washington, D.C., March 15, 2018 – The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased… Read More

March 2018 RSSP Update

Monday, March, 19th, 2018 RSSP Progress Updates

In March, the faculty-led Priority Area Working Groups, are working towards their charge of submitting proposals on up to three sub-themes, to be considered for an area of strategic focus for the University, on March 31.  Each of the overarching themes and sub-themes are drawn from internal (survey, focus groups, etc.) and external sources. The… Read More

NSF Research Opportunities in Europe for Postdoctoral Research Fellows and CAREER Awardees

Monday, March, 19th, 2018 Opportunities Postdoctoral

Read below about several research opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows and CAREER Awardees. Research Opportunities in Europe for NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows This letter invites current NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellows to apply for research visits to any identified, appropriate European research group. European Research Council Executive Agency (ERCEA) has provided a list of… Read More

FOAs on Enabling Quantum Leap in Chemistry & Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC)

Wednesday, March, 14th, 2018 Funding

Enabling Quantum Leap in Chemistry NSF issued a Deal Colleague Letter informing the research community that the Division of Chemistry (CHE) invites submission of supplemental funding requests and EAGER (EArly-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research) (EAGER) proposals on Quantum Leap. Quantum Leap aims to exploit quantum mechanical phenomena such as superposition and entanglement to develop next-generation technologies for sensing, computing, modeling,… Read More

Cyberseminar Series on Water Data Services for Supporting Scientific Research and Education

Wednesday, March, 14th, 2018 Events Opportunities

Scientists are faced with many challenges throughout the research lifecycle ranging from data collection and management to collaboration and reproducible science.  These challenges are exacerbated for large studies by increased scope and complexity that results from the interdisciplinary nature of water science.  The next generation of water scientists must be comfortable using a variety of… Read More

Upcoming NSF CAREER Award Prep Series Events

Wednesday, March, 14th, 2018 Events Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Considering applying or (reapplying) for an NSF CAREER Award?   In addition to the recent Faculty Panel, the Office of Research Development (ORD) offers the following workshops and other resources: Workshops include Sounding Board/Mock Review of Overview and Objectives – (April 2018) Mock Review of Overview and Objectives (June 2018) Tufts faculty with experience serving on NSF… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – February 2018

Wednesday, March, 14th, 2018 Award Highlights

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 February’s awardees by clicking the button below. In February, Tufts researchers received 27 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation,… Read More

DARPA-SN-18-37 Polyplexus Pilot Program Proposers Day

Thursday, March, 8th, 2018 Funding

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is sponsoring a Proposers Day webcast to provide information to potential proposers on the objectives of an anticipated Research Announcement (RA) for the Polyplexus Pilot program. The Proposers Day will be held via a live webcast on March 23, 2018 at 11:00 AM with… Read More

TIE-SEI Internships

Thursday, March, 8th, 2018 Opportunities

Two paid year-long, joint internship opportunities for Tufts Graduate Students with TIE and the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) are available now! The selected candidates will be paid $18/hour and will work 20-30 hours/week during the summer and fewer hours during the spring and fall semesters. One internship will focus on “Robust Decision Making with Water Evaluation and Planning (WEAP)… Read More

PDA Trivia Night/ Pub Quiz!

Thursday, March, 8th, 2018 Postdoctoral

                  The BPDA is excited to announce the return of the BPDA Trivia Night at at 6:00PM on March 23rd! You can come as a pre-formed team or create a new team with other postdocs from other institutions. The BPDA will be providing pizza and prizes for… Read More