Aug. 30, 2017—Carlos F. Lopez, assistant professor of biochemistry and biomedical informatics, has been appointed as Vanderbilt University's liaison to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
New working group to assess and prioritize opportunities for enhancing research IT resources on campus
Mar. 17, 2017—The Research IT Special Project Working Group will advance the efforts of the Provost’s Initiative to Enhance Research and Scholarship, or PIERS.
Feb. 6, 2017—The 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from across the university.
Dec. 12, 2016—A set of initiatives, collectively now referred to as PIERS, The Provost’s Initiatives to Enhance Research and Scholarship, will build off of existing practices and identify new approaches aimed at elevating Vanderbilt University’s international research profile and continuing to enhance the university’s competitiveness for research funding, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
Nov. 7, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed faculty from all 10 colleges and schools to the inaugural Vanderbilt University Research Council.
Oct. 6, 2016—The discoveries that can change the course of human health forever often begin in the tiniest places: in molecules and cells, at the most fundamental intersection of physics, chemistry and biology. Understanding how these cellular and molecular processes work is the focus of basic biomedical research at Vanderbilt.
Sep. 12, 2016—Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today.
Aug. 24, 2016—A new Frequently Asked Questions page on the Sponsored Programs Administration website will help answer questions that faculty participating in trans-institutional research collaborations may have following the financial separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Jun. 22, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed an 18-member committee of faculty and students to conduct the national search for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute chaired by Randolph Blake, Centennial Professor of Psychology, and Danny Winder, director for the Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research.
Jun. 2, 2016—Thirteen interdisciplinary projects, ranging from cellular processes and smart cities to global health care issues, have been selected as the 2016 awardees of the Trans-Institutional Program (TIPs) initiative.
May. 9, 2016—A national search will be launched this fall for the Barlow Family Director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente announced today. Current VBI Associate Director Ron Emeson will begin a term as interim director effective July 1.
Dec. 10, 2015—Following an extensive national search, Padma Raghavan, a distinguished researcher in high-performance computing and computational science and engineering and a proven academic research enterprise leader, has been named Vanderbilt University’s next vice provost for research.