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‘Getting funding from the DOD’ topic of workshop Oct. 22

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.

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New faculty advisory committee to develop research IT services and resources on campus

Oct. 9, 2018—A new faculty advisory committee has been convened to prioritize communication, security, programming, networking and storage resource needs as they relate to research.

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CTTC to host session on funding opportunities for physicians, scientists developing new therapies

Oct. 7, 2018—Vanderbilt's Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization will host a session on Oct. 16 with the Harrington Discovery Institute to explore funding opportunities for physicians and scientists who are developing new therapies.

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Training for SPIN external funding opportunity database

Aug. 10, 2018—Vanderbilt University faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to attend a campuswide training on SPIN, Vanderbilt’s external funding opportunity database, on Wednesday, Aug. 29, hosted by the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

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Doug Schmidt named associate provost for research development and technologies

Jul. 12, 2018—Research tech expert and computer scientist Douglas C. Schmidt was named associate provost for research development and technologies by Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente.

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New research funding opportunity database launches July 1

Jun. 12, 2018—The database through which Vanderbilt faculty, staff and graduate students can learn about external funding opportunities is transitioning from ProQuest Pivot to InfoEd Global SPIN.

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Limited Submission Opportunity: W.M. Keck Research Program

Jun. 8, 2018—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in Medical Research and one in Science and Engineering, for the W. M. Keck Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers which will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in the summer of 2018.

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Slides can help faculty with Ancora proposal submissions

May. 10, 2018—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization have posted informational slides for faculty preparing pre-proposal submissions in response to the inaugural Ancora request for proposals.

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External funding database to transition June 30; training session set for May 23

May. 2, 2018—The database through which Vanderbilt faculty, staff and graduate students can learn about external funding opportunities is transitioning from ProQuest Pivot to InfoEd Global SPIN, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Corporate and Foundation Relations has announced.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory deputy speaks May 3 about lab’s history and mission

Apr. 27, 2018—Oak Ridge National Laboratory's deputy for science and technology, Michelle Buchanan, will speak at Vanderbilt May 3 about the laboratory's 75-year history and its modern mission.

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New initiatives announced to boost Vanderbilt’s international reach, profile

Apr. 23, 2018—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has announced strategic initiatives to strengthen the university’s global reach, to be paired with an international strategy developed by the Division of Communications.

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Faculty input requested at Research IT town halls April 16 and 25

Apr. 6, 2018—Faculty are invited to two town halls this month hosted by the Vanderbilt Research IT Service to share their input on new and planned IT services under development to support researchers.

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