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New VURC Subcommittee for International Research and Engagement formed

Nov. 18, 2019—Faculty have been named to a new subcommittee formed by the Vanderbilt University Research Council to provide governance for the GlobalVU initiative.

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Valentine appointed new faculty liaison to Oak Ridge National Lab

Nov. 7, 2019—The Oak Ridge National Laboratory collaboration with Vanderbilt University will grow stronger through a new faculty liaison and enhanced management of travel assistance awards.

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Faculty and staff invited to electronic research administration system vendor demos in September

Sep. 13, 2019—Sponsored Programs Administration in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research invites Vanderbilt faculty and staff to upcoming product demonstrations by the two vendors, InfoEd and Huron, under consideration for Vanderbilt’s next electronic research administration system.

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Sponsored programs reorganized to support launch of new electronic research administration system

Sep. 11, 2019—New leaders have been appointed in Sponsored Programs Administration in preparation for the implementation of a new electronic research administration system in spring 2020.

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New web portal is online face of arts and humanities at Vanderbilt

Aug. 30, 2019—A robust arts and humanities web portal, one of several initiatives designed by the Office of the Provost to champion the arts and humanities on campus and elevate their importance, is now live.

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New working group to assess environmental health and safety at Vanderbilt

Mar. 8, 2019—Goals of the working group will include planning for an institution-wide laser safety program, compiling inventories of lab and non-lab spaces and equipment, and defining required training for university personnel.

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Rosenthal to step down as VINSE director; planning for institute’s future begins

Feb. 27, 2019—Sandra Rosenthal will step down as director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering on June 30 following 12 years of service.

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Ancora Innovation proposal submissions open March 14

Feb. 26, 2019—This is the second request for proposals to Ancora since Vanderbilt and Deerfield launched their collaboration in 2018 with a commitment from Deerfield of up to $65 million in initial funding over five years to support promising drug discovery research.

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U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center chief scientist to give Parker Lecture Feb. 5

Feb. 1, 2019—Dr. David Pittman of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will discuss “Environmental Engineering and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center” on Tuesday, Feb. 5, as part of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Frank Parker Lecture Series.

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Research software engineer-for-hire core service available

Nov. 30, 2018—Do you need a programmer? The Office of the Vice Provost for Research sponsors a research software engineer-for-hire core service. All research projects are welcome.

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Ancora announces major funding awards to support Vanderbilt drug discovery research

Nov. 26, 2018—Ancora Innovation, LLC, the new collaboration between Vanderbilt and Deerfield Management established earlier this year, has completed its inaugural proposal review process and announced two projects selected for funding.

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Vanderbilt continues in top 10 of ‘World’s Most Innovative Universities’

Nov. 2, 2018—Vanderbilt University—for the second consecutive year—has been named the 10th most innovative university in the world, according to a 2018 "Reuters Top 100" analysis.

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