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DARPA: Driven and Nonequilibrium Quantum Systems (DRINQS)

Wednesday, February, 7th, 2018 Funding Research Administration & Development

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of driven and nonequilibrium quantum systems. The DRINQS program aims to demonstrate that the gains in coherence times that can be achieved in such systems can be exploited to improve the capabilities of quantum sensors and… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – December 2017

Wednesday, February, 7th, 2018 Award Highlights 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 December’s awardees by clicking the button below. In December, Tufts researchers received 41 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation,… Read More

NSF CAREER Award Prep Series at Tufts University

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Boston Events Medford Research Administration & Development

Considering applying or reapplying for an NSF CAREER Award? The Office of Research Development (ORD) offers a CAREER Award Prep Series to assist with proposal development and preparation.  The first event in this series is coming up in February: Friday 2/23, 2:30 pm.  How I Developed my NSF CAREER Proposal: Panel and Q&A.  Recent Tufts CAREER recipients will… Read More

Spring 2018 NSF Grants Conference – Save the Date

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Save the Date! The Spring 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference will take place on June 4-5, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The two-day event will be held in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Registration will open on Thursday, March 15th at 12:00 PM EST. We anticipate the conference will reach capacity very quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as it opens. We will send… Read More

Comparative Biology of Neurodegeneration (R21)

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Funding Research Administration & Development

This FOA invites exploratory comparative biology research projects assessing how different animal species respond to challenges and damage to cellular physiology pathways that might influence the onset of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases as well as resilience to them, such as adaptation to stress, macromolecular damage, proteostasis and stem cell function and regeneration. Website: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-039.html… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – November 2017

Friday, January, 5th, 2018 Award Highlights 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.    In November, Tufts researchers received 20 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors. To submit a recent award to be highlighted, please use the “nominate a project” button… Read More

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 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 francesca.macchiarini@nih.gov. Multiple NIH Policy Announcements Multiple… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – October 2017

Thursday, November, 30th, 2017 Award Highlights 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 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