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Eric Stach named as Director of the Laboratory of Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM)

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Stach, PhD, MBA, as director of the Laboratory of Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM), effective July 1, 2020. Eric is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and Faculty Chair of the Nanoscale Characterization Facility in the...
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UPenn Researchers & Schools Answer the Call for PPE and Critical Supplies

To help in the ongoing fight against the novel coronavirus, groups across campus are donating what they can, from masks and gloves to ventilators. As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase, there is a growing need for equipment to help ensure the safety of patients while also protecting health care personnel. Among those...
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Implementation of Restrictions on research operations amid COVID-19

Visit research.upenn.edu/resources/coronavirus/ for all Research Continuity Updates during  COVID-19 The purpose of the research ramp down is to depopulate the campus.  The data unambiguously support the positive impact of social distancing on public health.  Further, the sooner and more vigorously social distancing is implemented, the smaller the number of cases and the more lives are...
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Research Continuity during COVID-19

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has published a new page on our website outline ongoing Research Continuity plans during the COVID-19 outbreak for researchers and laboratories. Research Continuity during the COVID-19 Outbreak This new webpage will be updated regularly with new information.
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Fall 2019 University Research Foundation Awards

Fall 2019 University Research Foundation Awards In the recent Fall 2019 cycle of Penn’s internally funded University Research Foundation, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced research, conference and impact seminar awards to the following members of the faculty for the projects listed below. URF Conference and Impact Seminar Support are noted...
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PennERA Upgrade: April 2020

We would like to inform all Penn Faculty of important upgrades to PennEra that are currently in progress and have a targeted implementation date of April 2020. These upgrades will enhance the user experience, increase functionality, and improve overall system responsiveness for all groups who access the system. Currently PennERA stores more than 40 years...
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Electronic Research Notebook Days

LabArchives provides training for Penn researchers and instructors In late September, as part of its Research Excellence initiative, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research sponsored an Electronic Research Notebook Days program. Over 100 participants came together over the course of two days for introductory and advanced training on using LabArchives, Penn’s enterprise electronic...
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New EHRS Executive Director Maureen O’Leary

Vice Provost for Research Dawn Bonnell is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen O’Leary, PhD, MBA, CBSP, as Executive Director of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, effective July 15. Dr. O’Leary has been Director of Environmental Health and Safety at Dartmouth College since 2013, in which position she provided strategic leadership and administrative oversight...
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Founded on an Ecosystem of Innovation (video)

Founded on an Ecosystem of Innovation: “If it’s new, novel and holds promise to change the world,” says President Amy Gutmann, “you’ll find it at Penn.” Penn was built on the concept of innovation. Bifocals, lightning rods, swim fins—the University’s founder Ben Franklin invented these everyday items with an innovative spirit that defined his legacy...

Revised Human Subject’s Training Requirements

Revised Human Subject’s Training Requirements The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is pleased to announce the following revision to current expectations regarding human subjects’ training. Effective April 2, 2019, the IRB will no longer require refresher training for human subjects’ research. The requirement to complete initial training appropriate for the type of research you conduct will...
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