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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...

Congratulations “Accelerating from Lab to Market Pre-Seed Grant” Awardees

We are pleased to announce the first three awardees for our Accelerating from Lab to Market Pre-Seed Grant program. Thirteen 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 congratulate the following three awardees of pre-seed grants from this...
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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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International Partners in Research

The University of Pennsylvania places a high value on engagement with international partners.  The open exchange of ideas among students and faculty colleagues around the globe drives the advancement of human knowledge and understanding.   Penn provides an environment of open dialogue in the context of academic freedom and  free speech to support all manner of ...
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In a @TIME article by @tcberenson, Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson weighs in on Donald Trump's coronavirus press b… t.co/OcwlY998YJ

Congrats to our CPHI Fellow in Residence @dmgorenstein and his @tradeoffspod team & thank you for the great… t.co/Lu7Ag8NQi9

This color plate depicts the decomposition structure of solar rays. It appears in the 1856 book Chemical Atlas. See… t.co/llUJ8gB5hg

April 2 update from the Chair: t.co/HbZKUA7GO0

How do you sort out the geographical mismatch between critical resources and the patients who need access to them?… t.co/fIa1KcdgMp

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