Honey bees lose sleep after ingesting pesticides, leading to greater stress and lower hive survival rates
Nov. 5, 2020—Vanderbilt research shows the unintended consequence of pesticides is the death of a bee’s circadian rhythm, not the bee herself.
Vanderbilt trans-institutional team shows how next-gen wearable sensor algorithms powered by machine learning could be key to preventing injuries that sideline runners
Oct. 28, 2020—An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Karl Zelik explores how wearable sensor technology can monitor bone stress in runners, developing a new multi-sensor algorithm that could save runners from months of pain and recovery time.
Sep. 29, 2020—Zelik and team demonstrate how a clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and provide needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and frontline workers.
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.
Feb. 5, 2020—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants, which are open to all full-time VU-employed (provost-reporting) faculty. The application deadline is Monday, Feb. 10.
Dec. 9, 2019—Faculty applications are now being accepted by the Office of the Provost for the next round of Discovery and Research Scholar grants.
Jun. 29, 2019—Five proposals from School of Engineering faculty have been selected by the Office of the Provost for 2019 Discovery Grants, which advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in the university’s core disciplines. “Discovery Grants serve as a key internal funding vehicle for fostering research that has the potential to improve lives and address society’s complex problems—a vital part...
Jun. 28, 2019—Eleven Vanderbilt faculty projects have been awarded 2019 Discovery Grants to advance new ideas and cutting-edge scholarship in core disciplines.
Dec. 3, 2018—Proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants are due Monday, Jan. 28, while the deadline to apply for Research Scholar Grants is Monday, Feb. 4.
Jun. 13, 2018—The provost's office has awarded 14 faculty proposals have been with Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s main investments promote discovery and raise the university's scholarly profile.
Dec. 4, 2017—The Office of the Provost invites faculty to submit proposals for the next round of Discovery Grants and Research Scholar Grants.
Jun. 21, 2017—Thirteen faculty proposals have earned Discovery Grants, one of Vanderbilt’s primary means of investing in advancing discovery in its core disciplines and strengthening the university's scholarly profile.