vice provost for research
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nov. 1, 2017—Alexander Kott, chief of the Network Science Division of the Army Research Laboratory headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, will speak beginning at 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Engineering and Science Building. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research in coordination with the School of Engineering.
Sep. 14, 2017—The Office of the Provost, as part of the Provost's Initiative to Enhance Research and Scholarship (PIERS), is providing a campuswide educational workshop Oct. 9 to support the diversification of faculty research portfolios.