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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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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...
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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...
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