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Medford Page One Grant Writing Workshop – Winter 2018

Monday, December, 4th, 2017 Events Medford Research Administration & Development

Grant Writing for Page One: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section on the Medford Campus Most grant applications require a one-page summary that describes your proposed work: introducing the area of research/problem addressed, stating your objectives/research questions and hypothesis, and highlighting why the work is important. This section may be called different things –  Specific Aims, Executive Summary, Read More

December 2017 NIH and NIA Announcements

Monday, December, 4th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Below are several announcements of possible interest. The Intervention Testing Program – Call for Compounds The Intervention Testing Program (ITP) Announces Annual Call for Compounds to Test for Anti-Aging Activity in Mice  (NOT-AG-17-019) Information on the ITP and guidelines for proposal development are posted online. Proposals or inquiries should be emailed to Multiple NIH Policy Announcements Multiple Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – October 2017

Thursday, November, 30th, 2017 Award Highlights News Research Administration & Development

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 October awardees by clicking the button below. In October, Tufts researchers received 29 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation, Read More

Funding for Collaborations Between the Life and Physical Sciences

Monday, November, 27th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage collaborations between the life and physical sciences that: 1) apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to the solution of a biomedical problem; and 2) integrate, optimize, validate, translate or otherwise accelerate the adoption of promising tools, methods and Read More

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

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