Jul. 1, 2019—This faculty webinar will provide an introduction to the Department of Justice, including cross-cutting trends and funding priorities. Discussion will cover tips on how to navigate the current landscape, including best practices on applying for grants and engaging with the DOJ.
Oct. 15, 2018—Researchers with little to no experience with Department of Defense funding are invited to learn more at an Oct. 22 workshop sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.
Feb. 15, 2018—The lasting impact of the historic partnership between the federal government and America's research universities is the topic of this week's column from Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos.
Jun. 9, 2017—For well over a century, innovations by America’s research universities have made America stronger, writes Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in 'The Hill.'
AAU: Frequently Asked Questions about Facilities and Administrative Costs of Federally Sponsored University Research
Mar. 16, 2017—The AAU has prepared a helpful FAQ for anyone seeking to understand facilities and administrative costs (also known as "indirect costs") associated with federally funded research.
Nov. 21, 2016—A nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute of Justice will fund a five-year partnership between the Office of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, Metro Schools, Oasis Center and Vanderbilt.
Aug. 23, 2016—The National Cancer Institute has announced the Outstanding Investigator Award funding opportunity. The OIA will support investigators with outstanding records of productivity in cancer research with up to $600,000 in direct costs per year for seven years to provide funding stability.
Mar. 17, 2016—Mona Frederick, director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, and Steve Wernke, associate professor of anthropology, recently attended the National Humanities Alliance’s annual meeting and advocacy day in Washington, D.C. and met with members of Tennessee’s congressional delegation.
Oct. 13, 2015—SustainVU, the Vanderbilt Center for Science Outreach and Vanderbilt Student Volunteers for Science are subgrant recipients of a $91,000, two-year EPA grant to Nashville’s Urban Green Lab to deliver hands-on science and sustainability education to Nashville middle- and high-schoolers.
May. 28, 2015—Unstable federal research funding and reductions in health care revenue for academic medical centers threatens to undermine the nation’s biomedical research enterprise, and in turn clinical medicine, which the nation needs now more than ever.
Oct. 27, 2014—Vanderbilt students explored the opportunities and challenges of setting policy on federal issues and advocacy related to science, technology, engineering and math during a two-day immersion event last week in Washington, D.C.