Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Recordings at Risk program. Recordings at Risk is a national regranting program administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value through digital reformatting.
Oct. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate one faculty member in the chemical sciences for the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program. The program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers who demonstrate leadership in research and education.
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Access Annual Grant program for the 2022 fiscal year. The Arts Access Annual Grant category offers direct support for arts projects that focus on increasing access to underserved and underrepresented populations.
Limited Submission Opportunity: TN Arts Commission Arts Project Support and Rural Arts Project Support
Oct. 20, 2020—Vanderbilt may submit one application to the Tennessee Arts Commission Arts Project Support or the Rural Arts Project Support program. Proposed arts projects must involve one or more commission-recognized art forms.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC combined) can nominate up to two assistant professors for the 2021 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards, sponsored by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU). The awards provide seed money for research intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) anticipates the opportunity to nominate two candidates for the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Scholar Award Program. The foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Sep. 21, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC combined) may nominate up to two candidates for the Moore Inventor Fellows competition. The Moore Foundation aims to support scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific discovery, environmental conservation and patient care.
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.