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The Open Door: Leading through research

May. 22, 2020—In this month’s edition of the "Open Dore" newsletter, Vice Provost for Research Padma Raghavan discusses how the research community has continued to innovate during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how it's leading the way as Vanderbilt ramps up its Return to Campus Plan.

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ACCRE contributes 240,000 compute core hours to COVID-19 research

May. 18, 2020—ACCRE, Vanderbilt’s Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education, has contributed over 240,000 compute core hours to research on COVID-19 through its involvement in the Open Science Grid, a consortium of more than 100 universities and research labs that work together on complex computing jobs.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: 2021 Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants

May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit three letters of inquiry for The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants. Vanderbilt is eligible to apply for the following foundation’s programs: Private Higher Education, Interfaith Leadership and Religious Literacy, and Public Educational Media. Grants range from $25,000 to $400,000, but are typically $350,000.

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New COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund engages community in Vanderbilt’s fight against coronavirus

Apr. 29, 2020—Vanderbilt University has established a new COVID-19 Research and Innovation Fund. The fund enables donations to support research and innovation projects to fight COVID-19.

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Webinar: ‘Federal Funding Outlook and Opportunities in Computational Health’ May 6

Apr. 28, 2020—A webinar discussing federal funding for research in computational health is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6, from 10 to 11 a.m CST. The webinar, presented by Lewis-Burke Associates, LLC, will be broadcast remotely.

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Huron selected as new electronic research administration system vendor

Apr. 27, 2020—After more than a year of vendor comparison and implementation preparation, Vanderbilt University has selected Huron Grants and Agreements to replace Vanderbilt’s current electronic research administration systems, Coeus and PEER.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program-Concept Papers

Apr. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in Medical Research and one in Science and Engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers that will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in the winter of 2020.

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COVID-19 project funding opportunities captured on two VU websites

Apr. 15, 2020—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations have compiled lists of public and private funders that are accepting applications related to COVID-19.

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Webinar on education research federal funding for early career faculty set for March 25

Mar. 23, 2020—A webinar for early career faculty discussing federal funding for education research is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, from 2 to 3 p.m.

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Canceled: Q&A with director of White House Office of Science and Technology Policy March 9

Mar. 2, 2020—Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will participate in a question-and-answer session on Monday, March 9, from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. at the Kissam Center Multipurpose Room, C210.

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Data Science: Next Generation Committee to advance computing at Vanderbilt

Feb. 28, 2020—The Data Science: Next Generation Committee has been formed to evaluate current computing expertise and resources at Vanderbilt University. The committee will assess future needs to strengthen the foundations of computing across campus, establish cross-disciplinary connections, and emphasize social and ethical aspects of computing.

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VINSE Colloquium Series: ‘Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Electronics that Dissolve in Your Body’ Feb. 26

Feb. 20, 2020—John A. Rogers, the Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University, will give a VINSE Colloquium Series lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

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