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Important Safety Reminder to Keep our Researchers and Community Safe

Thursday, July, 27th, 2017 News OVPR

Laboratories throughout Tufts often have reason to transport materials that may be hazardous in some way, such biohazardous, toxic, or radioactive. It is important for individuals to transport these materials in a way that contains the hazard within an appropriate transport container. When packaged correctly, hazardous materials can be safely carried through public spaces without Read More

Tufts Collaborates Seed Grants Awarded for 2017

Tuesday, June, 20th, 2017 News OVPR

The Offices of the Provost and Vice Provost for Research are pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of seed grants through the Tufts Collaborates Seed Grant Program.  This program seeks to encourage the essential first steps in interdisciplinary collaboration by supporting new faculty pilot projects that engage at least two disciplines and cross institutional lines. Read More

NIH Recognizes HNRCA Research

Thursday, June, 8th, 2017 News OVPR Researchers in the News

The National Institutes of Health has recognized Professor Allen Taylor and Sheldon Rowan’s recent research on glycemic index and age related macular degeneration. Previous population studies have found that a high glycemic diet is associated with AMD onset and progress. Carbohydrates with a high glycemic load, such as white bread, can be quickly digested 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

Announcing Dr. Simin Meydani as Vice Provost for Research

Friday, August, 19th, 2016 Appointments News OVPR

It is my great pleasure to announce that Simin Nikbin Meydani, DVM, PhD, will serve as Tufts University’s Vice Provost for Research (VPR). Simin will begin her new responsibilities on a part-time basis on August 15, and assume the office fully on October 1. During this transition period, Simin will continue to serve as Director Read More

Tufts Receives Membership into Federal Demonstration Partnership

Thursday, June, 19th, 2014 News OVPR

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce Tufts’ recent acceptance for membership into the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) for participation in the FDP’s Phase VI. The FDP is an association of federal agencies, research policy organizations, and academic research institutions with administrative, faculty, and technical representation that work to streamline Read More