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Research Returns to Campus: Interview with Dawn Bonnell, Vice Provost for Research

Dawn Bonnell, Penn’s Vice Provost for Research, discusses the phased approach towards slowly, and safely, resuming on-campus research activities. On March 16, faculty, students, and staff discontinued all nonessential on-campus research activities. Now, Penn has entered into the first of a three-part phased reopening of these activities, with a focus on prioritized projects, population density restrictions, and...

Congratulations to Discovering the Future Grant Program Awardees Michael Lampson and Ben Black!

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to announce the first awardees for our Discovering the Future Grant program. Thirty-six competitive applications were submitted in response to the inaugural request for proposals and we thank all those members of the Penn faculty who submitted. We wish to congratulate the following awardees for...
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Penn Labs Get Creative to Stay Productive & Connected

In the face of a pandemic that has shuttered most physical laboratories across campus, researchers have maintained work and social ties through writing, virtual journal clubs, online coffee breaks, and more. A month ago, the University-wide announcement came: Labs across campus must put on hold all nonessential on-campus research activities. Though the message was simple,...
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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.

The All-New Research Resource Hub has Launched!

We have lift off!!! The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is delighted to launch the Research Resource Hub as a brand-new tool for our Penn community! Developed as part of the OVPR-led Penn Research Excellence Initiative and a direct outcome of the Training and Resource Task Force, the new Resource Hub is a...
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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...

Update on Penn Research Excellence

  The Penn Research Excellence Initiative, spearheaded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, supports research credibility and integrity on Penn’s campus and across the Philadelphia region with the stated goals of: Reinforcing our commitment to a culture that embraces the highest quality of research Promoting resources and strategies for researchers to support...
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