Sep. 18, 2020—VentureWell Faculty Grants provide up to $30,000 for up to three years to help fund and support faculty with innovative ideas to create new or transform existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market.
Aug. 23, 2020—These awards honor exceptional young scientists by celebrating their extraordinary achievements, recognizing their inspiring promise, and accelerating their innovations. The three award categories are: Chemistry, Physical Sciences and Engineering, and Life Sciences.
Aug. 15, 2020—The Johnson & Johnson WiSTEM2D Scholars Program aims to fuel the development of female STEM²D leaders and feed the STEM²D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their research careers, in each of the STEM²D disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing and Design.
Aug. 10, 2020—A team of Vanderbilt librarians is using Wikidata tools and other best practices to promote awareness of faculty scholarship and make it discoverable and accessible to researchers.
Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization breaks records in rapid facilitation of COVID-19 related agreements
Jul. 9, 2020—To keep pace with Vanderbilt researchers developing COVID-19 solutions, the Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization has facilitated three license agreements, 11 patent applications and 43 material transfer agreements in record time.
Jul. 9, 2020—VU and VUMC (combined) may select one applicant for the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics. These three-year career development awards enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics.
Jul. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Memorial Foundation Grant program. The Memorial Foundation awards grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to people who live in the geographic area served by Nashville Memorial Hospital.
Jun. 29, 2020—Research Scholar Grants are one of Vanderbilt’s primary investments to advance faculty research, scholarship and creative expression, while Discovery Grants support new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship that possess high potential for future external support.
Jun. 22, 2020—The Toronto-Dominion Bank Ready Challenge will fund grants of up to $1 million (CAD) to provide innovative solutions that address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically for communities that are experiencing disproportionate impacts of COVID-19.
Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC collaboratively) anticipates the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program. The foundation supports early-career biomedical scholars doing pioneering research.
Jun. 18, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit two applications from each school for the Procter & Gamble Higher Education Grant Program. The program provides support for efforts that will better prepare students for success in business.
Vanderbilt researcher Houra Merrikh named a finalist of the 2020 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, inducted to New York Academy of Sciences
Jun. 17, 2020—Biochemist Houra Merrikh has been named one of the nation’s rising stars in science for her work to reverse antimicrobial resistance.