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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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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...

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...
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Global Engagement: Guidance for the Penn Community

Please visit our new website section detailing Penn’s policy, example scenarios, FAQ’s and contacts regarding International Partners in Research.

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...
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In Orlando for #ASH19? Read more about the cutting edge research @PennMedicine researchers are presenting at the me… t.co/eJ2t5wZYnL

Best thing we’ve seen so far in the #ASH19 exhibition hall

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Power nap pods are all the rage at #ASH19. The demand is so great they’ve had to build a makeshift waiting room.

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More from #COP25! Yesterday, the @Penn team was on the ground for the climate march in downtown Madrid. #PennCOP25t.co/sedrbOXCE7

ICYMI: @PennCancer’s Dr. Ed Stadtmauer presented early results this morning from the first-in-U.S. use of #CRISPR e… t.co/NHiKKZsKxq

Are you getting sleepy? Join us on December 14 for a talk by sleep scientists Jennifer Tudor about how sleep depriv… t.co/EZQdnZU1qB

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