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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,...

Spring 2018 University Research Foundation Awards

Spring 2018 University Research Foundation Awards In the recent Spring 2018 cycle of Penn’s internally-funded University Research Foundation, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research announced awards (Conference and Seminar Support denoted by *) to the following members of the faculty for the projects listed below. Spring 2018 University Research Foundation Awards Erol Akçay,...

Research Notebook System for Penn Now Available

Research Notebook System for Penn Now Available LabArchives, a cloud-based research notebook software solution, is now available to Penn researchers, instructors, and students. The Vice Provost for Research and the Vice Provost for Education are pleased to provide both the Professional and Classroom editions of the software, available to the community to start using immediately....

Fall 2017 University Research Foundation Awards

Fall 2017 University Research Foundation Awards In the recent Fall 2017 cycle of Penn’s internally-funded University Research Foundation, URF Conference and Impact Seminar Support (noted with *), the Office of the Vice Provost for Research has announced awards to the following members of the faculty for the projects listed below, including over $400,000 to the...

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Congrats to all of the 2019 @CronkiteAward winners! And congrats to @9NEWS & reporters @BrandonRittimant.co/T6roaBni1t

Whose Job Is It to Help Build Public Trust in Science? @sciandmedia on Kathleen Hall Jamieson, science narratives &… t.co/OcMkUcVxmu

Good to have @ArmbrustShawn back, pointing out the bad logic & bad financial planning of VA legislators & prosecuto… t.co/ALPVNu8ybL

Karen Uhlenbeck has become the first women to win the prestigious mathematics Abel Prize for her work on bubbles--y… t.co/2EXSdt8bam

.@CarbonBrief takes a deeper look a the new @UNEnvironment report: t.co/CXtOw6qlK2 via @hausfath

Congrats to the @CronkiteAward winners! t.co/uA3K6Sjwvs

Check out the latest podcast from @ClearAdmit, featuring Kara Keenan Sweeney, discussing the Lauder program and adm… t.co/tOfUjixK6b

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