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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

Data Intensive Studies Center (DISC) Fall Symposium

Wednesday, September, 6th, 2017 DISC Updates Events Medford

Wednesday, November 8th 2017, 9AM – 6PM Breed Memorial Hall • 51 Winthrop Street • Medford, MA 02155 Registration begins at 8AM  Keynote Presentations • Panel Discussions • Poster Sessions View Keynote Speaker Profiles (PDF).   9:00 – 9:15  Welcome Anthony Monaco, President, Tufts University 9:20 – 10:35   Session I: City and Urban Planning (Download Session I Panelist Profiles) New Data, New Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – July 2017

Tuesday, August, 15th, 2017 Award Highlights

Browse Highlights by Researcher 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 July’s awardees by clicking the button below. In July, Tufts researchers were awarded over 20 awards Read More

Department of Defense Young Faculty Award Proposers Day Webcast

Thursday, August, 10th, 2017 Events Opportunities

The Young Faculty Award webcast will give participants an opportunity to understand the objectives of an anticipated Research Announcement for the Young Faculty Award. This program provides funding, mentoring and industry and Department of Defense contacts to awardees who are early in their careers. Previous registrants from Tufts have found Proposers Day webinars very useful Read More

Travel Awards available for Human Immunity 2017

Friday, August, 4th, 2017 Opportunities

Travel awards for young researchers attending the Cell Symposia: Human Immunity, which will be held at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, located in Banff National Park in Canada this October. Recipients of travel awards will be selected from the attendees submitting abstracts for oral or poster presentations. The selection will be based on Read More

Save the Date – Fall DISC Symposium

Friday, August, 4th, 2017 Boston DISC Updates Events

Tufts seeks to develop a University-wide, interdisciplinary center dedicated to data-intensive research and pedagogy, studying the science of data and its uses in application domains that span the breadth of the university. Such a center will build on existing strengths at Tufts and provide a structure to help realize the promise of the Tufts T10 Read More

Update on Search for the DISC Director

Tuesday, August, 1st, 2017 DISC Updates

The search for a DISC Director has begun. To help the University make this ground-breaking hire, we have retained the services of the search firm Witt/Kieffer to assist in the search and vetting process. Manny Berger, Joyce DeLeo and their team visited campus the week of July 10th. During that time, they interviewed members of our community regarding the scope Read More