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Ford Foundation Fellowship Announcements

Friday, November, 17th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Postdoctoral Research Administration & Development

Through its program of Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of Read More

Cancer Related FOAs due in 2018

Monday, November, 13th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Human Tumor Atlas (HTA) Research Centers (U2C) Through this FOA, the NCI invites cooperative agreement (U2C) applications for HTA Research Centers, a collaborative research initiative that aims to build tumor atlases through the dynamic multiparameter characterizations of cancerous lesions across high-priority cancer types, including those that disproportionally effect minority and underserved patients. The HTA Research Read More

Revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide

Thursday, November, 9th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Research Administration & Development

NSF has announced that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) has been issued. A webinar to brief the community on the new PAPPG will be held on December 8 at 2 PM EST.  Registration is now available at: The new PAPPG will be effective Read More

Funding for Diet and Physical Activity, Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, and Probiotic/Prebiotic/Microbiome Research

Thursday, November, 9th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Diet and Physical Activity Assessment Methodology (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages innovative research to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Applications submitted under this FOA are encouraged to include development of: novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations Read More

Tufts Global Research Assistant Program

Monday, November, 6th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities

The Global Research Assistant Program provides full support to Tufts undergraduates to work with Tufts faculty and research staff during the summer on ongoing international research and impact projects. Faculty from across the University are invited to submit a proposal for one or two undergraduate research assistants for Summer 2018. Deadline to Submit a Proposal: Read More

3 RFAs Available through NIA (Due January and February 2018)

Tuesday, October, 31st, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Browse a list of three relevant RFAs available from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Development of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging-Related Biologic Mechanisms for Human Studies (U01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) RFA AG 18-018 Applications are due January 30, 2018; please contact Chhanda Dutta for more information. This RFA encourages applications to develop valid markers to assess the Read More

Learn About 2018 PRIM&R Regulatory Changes!

Monday, October, 23rd, 2017 News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) will host its 2017 Advancing Ethical Research Conference on November 5-8. The conference will focus on regulatory changes scheduled to take effect in 2018, including the revised Common Rule. Interested in attending? Tufts CTSI is sponsoring live-streaming access to the event, including keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout Read More

2018-2019 Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) Program

Tuesday, October, 10th, 2017 News Opportunities Postdoctoral

About the Program Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) at Tufts University. This NIH-funded program is designed to prepare talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in academic biomedical research. Trainees spend on average 75% of their time conducting bench research and 25% of 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

NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Irma

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News Opportunities

NSF is accepting proposals in response to Hurricane Irma, both for immediate assistance in the recovery (RAPID) and for fundamental research that could help with better response and recovery in the future (EAGER). Please contact the NSF program officer most closely aligned with your work prior to submission in response to this program.