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Electronic Research Notebook Days: LabArchives Training September 19-20

LabArchives to provide in-person training for Penn researchers and instructors Penn will be holding on-site LabArchives training on September 19-20. Sessions will target investigators new to the electronic research notebook system as well as those interested in learning its more advanced capabilities. Last summer the Vice Provost for Research and the Vice Provost of Education began...

SPRING 2019: University Research Foundation Awards

SPRING 2019: URF Awards In the recent Spring 2019 cycle of Penn’s internally-funded University Research Foundation, URF, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced awards to the following members of the faculty for the projects listed below. Conference and Impact Seminar Support are noted with an asterisk (*). Jaimo Ahn, PSOM, Characterization...
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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...

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...

Fall 2018 University Research Foundation Awards

Fall 2018 University Research Foundation Awards The Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced awards (Conference and Seminar Support denoted by *) for the following members of the faculty for the projects listed below. Fall 2018 University Research Foundation Awards Oscar Aguirre-Mandujano, SAS, Poetics of Empire: Literature and Political Culture at the Early...

Global Engagement: Guidance for the Penn Community

Global Engagement: Guidance for the Penn Community I. Penn’s Commitment to Global Engagement In recognition of the global nature of its community and its aspiration to eminence, Penn has made a deep commitment to global engagement as part of the Penn Compact 2020. As a global university, we are committed both to offering every student...

By the Numbers: Pennovation Works’ Ascendant 2018

By the Numbers: Pennovation Works’ Ascendant 2018 During its second year, Pennovation Works, a strategic blend of offices, labs, and production space that pushes for the advancement of knowledge and economic development, continued to move the needle on activating its space as an innovation destination. In 2018, Pennovation Works continued to foster forward-thinking—and fast-growing—companies like Aro Biotherapeutics, with its...

Promoting innovative, reproducible science: Penn’s Research Excellence Initiative

Promoting innovative, reproducible science: Penn’s Research Excellence Initiative The two-year effort includes electronic research notebooks, a research symposium, and a task force of faculty and students, all spearheaded by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. In a grand hall in a 150-year-old historic building in Center City, the Philadelphia research community gathered to...

Electronic Research Notebooks Streamline the Scientific Method

For a few years now, Joshua Gold, a neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania, had been interested in improving the way his lab’s research information, such as experimental protocols and the resulting data, was organized. During one of Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine’s Responsible Conduct of Research training sessions for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students,...
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New paper in #RiskAnalysis: Proximity (Mis)perception: Public Awareness of Nuclear, Refinery, and Fracking Sites.… t.co/qSaW6EJXpQ

Happy #HispanicHeritageMonth! Meet just a few of the Hispanic and Latinx scientists who have made history.… t.co/UvobmGOiuy

“You have us forever. We’re creepy like that. We’re not leaving you.” @pennmedicine certified recovery specialist… t.co/dwEVeBx76W

At the Penn Medicine Narcan story slam: "The least likely people, the people you would never notice, are out here e… t.co/0sTW6ejKgy

Taking a few minutes out of your day to reflect on what you're grateful for can go long way - research suggests it… t.co/V1AUhVDGCN

Mark your calendars! On 10/3, film strip viewers & old film strip lectures will be available to explore for… t.co/YH9UIUXd7b

At the Penn Medicine Narcan story slam: a rescue was a moment "where the spiritual and the physical almost touched." @JMPerroneMD

Congratulations to @Penn Dental student William Kessler (D’20) who took first place in the clinical case report com… t.co/ZApRMYHrZs

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