Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Archives
May. 24, 2018—A prehistoric community in the Mississippi Delta may have abandoned a large ceremonial site after the bayou it sits on began to dry up.
Apr. 25, 2018—Postdoctoral scholar Natalie Hinkel has been named Postdoc of the Year by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs for her exceptional scholarship. Assistant Professor of Psychology Anita Disney was honored as Mentor of the Year at the 12th annual Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association Symposium April 12.
Apr. 11, 2018—Before the Industrial Age, the Mississippi Delta grew at a rate of two to three square miles per year, suggesting that, even with current reclamation efforts, it is unlikely that it will be possible to offset the current rate of loss--15 to 20 square miles per year
Mar. 20, 2018—The newly discovered planets appear to have too much water to sustain life but provide hints at what sorts of planets might do so.
Mar. 20, 2018—Understanding of tuberculosis is associated with higher, not lower, stigmatization of TB patients in Brazil, according to a new report from Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project.
Feb. 12, 2018—This symposium will feature presentations by finalists for the 2018 Academic Pathways Fellowship program, which prepares postdocs to be highly competitive candidates for academic leadership roles.
Vanderbilt astronomers continue international effort to map and analyze universe in greater detail than ever
Nov. 16, 2017—Vanderbilt astronomers will carry out detailed studies of nearby stars orbited by planets with the potential to harbor or sustain life.
Oct. 12, 2017—The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs recently sponsored a number of events marking Postdoc Appreciation Week, which honors postdocs’ contributions to the Vanderbilt community.
Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
Sep. 26, 2017—The Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship program is a research/mentorship program administered by the Graduate School designed to bridge fellows between academic training and entry-level faculty positions.
Aug. 25, 2017—New insights into the long-lasting effects of Fragile X syndrome on connections in the brain during early development highlight the importance of early detection and treatment.