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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

Professor David Henry Feldman Elected President of the Society of the Study of Human Development

Wednesday, May, 24th, 2017 Researchers in the News

Leading the Field Professor David Henry Feldman of the Eliot Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development was elected President of the Society for the Study of Human Development (SSHD), a scientific society dedicated to research and applications for human development policies and programs. “David Henry’s election underscores his national recognition as an eminent Read More

Switch to a low-glycemic diet: Stop age-related eye disease

Monday, May, 22nd, 2017 Researchers in the News

Highlights Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) affects the macula, causes gradual loss of central vision and does not have a possible cure. Switching from a high-glycemic diet to a low-glycemic one is beneficial to eye health in people that are heading towards developing AMD. Changes in metabolism associated with the different glycemia diets are related to Read More

Drop-In Grant Consulting Hours

Monday, April, 10th, 2017 Events Research Development

UPDATE: Consulting Hours have been suspended for the summer, but faculty may reach out to ORD by email or contact form. Drop-In Grant Consulting Hours for all Tufts faculty Consult with us on all your grant-related questions, including: Grantsmanship Finding funding opportunities Long- and short-term funding strategies for your research Particular funding opportunities – NSF Read More

2017 CBET CAREER Proposal Writing Webinar

Wednesday, April, 5th, 2017 Events Opportunities Research Development

The NSF Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) will host a CAREER Proposal Webinar, Monday, April 17, 2017, 1pm-6pm EDT, to share best practices regarding the development and submission of proposals to the CAREER program. Topics will include: CAREER guidelines and eligibility Tips for proposal preparation Recommendations for integrating research, education 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

Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus

Friday, March, 24th, 2017 Boston Events Research Development Sponsored

Grant Writing for Page 1: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section – Boston Campus This small group workshop focuses on crafting and refining the Specific Aims or equivalent objectives/executive summary page through a combination of instructor feedback and intensive peer review. You will revise and receive feedback on your drafts 3 times over the course of the workshop. If you Read More