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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

AAHRPP Full Accreditation for HS IRB!

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News OVPR

The Tufts Health Sciences Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)!  The AAHRPP Council on Accreditation awarded Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University Health Sciences this initial Full Accreditation for 3 years effective September 18, 2017. An independent, non-profit accrediting body, Read More

OVPR Updates from the Vice Provost for Research

Monday, September, 11th, 2017 News OVPR

Dear Tufts Research Community, As I complete my first year as Vice Provost for Research, I am thankful for your support during this transition and excited by the opportunities ahead. During the past year, OVPR staff and I worked closely with University leadership, faculty, students, and staff to help the advancement of three initiatives: the Read More

Important Safety Reminder to Keep our Researchers and Community Safe

Thursday, July, 27th, 2017 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 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 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 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 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

Tufts a top producer of Fulbright students in 2016-17

Friday, February, 24th, 2017 News OVPR

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 21, 2017) — Tufts University is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright scholarship winners, with 10 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2016-17 academic year. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.  Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education, which today Read More