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2020

  • June

    • Drexel University Rapid Response Research Fund

      June 19, 2020

      In honor of Juneteenth and with a deep commitment to the needed examination and eradication of racism in this country and around the world, Drexel’s Rapid Response Research Fund will provide fast funding for faculty undertaking racial inequity research projects. These funds are intended to facilitate urgent action, short-term projects that respond to this pivotal time in history to engage in novel, cutting-edge, research and scholarly activity on all aspects of racial inequity.

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    • Preparing for Research Ramp Up

      June 04, 2020

      The Provost’s Office released details on a university-wide plan to begin ramping up research activities including on-campus, field-based and clinical. Based on questions we have received in the past week, we would like to add further clarification.

      We are preparing to move into Phase I on Monday, June 8, 2020.

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  • May

  • April

    • Greater Philadelphia Gene and Cell Therapy & Connected Health Initiative

      April 24, 2020

      Drexel University is a collaborating with institutions, organizations and companies on an initiative to leverage, grow and promote Greater Philadelphia’s growing cell and gene therapy and connected health sectors.

      The objective of the initiative is to build on the history of discovery in these areas to strengthen the region’s innovation economy.  This is also an opportunity for Drexel’s research and educational missions to contribute this effort. Therefore, the Office of Research and Innovation is seeking information from our scholarly community on the basic and applied research being conducted at Drexel in the areas of (1) cell and gene therapies and (2) connected health.

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    • William T. Grant Foundation Virtual Presentation

      April 21, 2020

      The Office of Foundation and Corporate Relations and the Office of Research & Innovation are pleased to invite faculty to a special virtual presentation by Kimberly DuMont, PhD, Senior Program Officer, William T. Grant Foundation, on Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 9:00am-10:30am.

      The William T. Grant Foundation is committed to advancing research evidence that reduces inequality among young people in the United States.

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    • Project Awardees — COVID-19 Rapid Response Research & Development Fund

      April 17, 2020

      Drexel's Rapid Response Research & Development Fund was designated for urgent action, short-term projects focused on COVID-19 related health and health-related research and development.

      The enthusiasm and the level of response to the Rapid Response Research & Development Fund was incredible. We received 40 submissions. With only a limited amount of funding available, selecting projects amongst this strong group of submissions was very challenging.

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    • Pivot Webinar

      April 16, 2020

      Pivot integrates funding and collaborator discovery into one powerful tool so researchers can effectively collaborate with their colleagues, as well as quickly discover the right funding opportunities. 

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    • Funding Institutional Webinar

      April 08, 2020

      Funding Institutional (FI) informs your research program strategy by helping you find active, accurate funding opportunities in a timely manner from over 3,500 government and private funding organizations, and by offering insight into research that has already been funded in your area of interest. After this one hour webinar, users should have the knowledge to maximize access to and management of funding opportunities.

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    • Drexel University COVID-19 Rapid Response Research & Development Fund

      April 01, 2020

      Drexel's Rapid Response Research & Development Fund provides fast funding for faculty in support of COVID-19 research projects. These funds are for urgent action, short-term projects focused on COVID-19 related health and health-related research and development.

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  • March

    • COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities, Resources and Updates

      March 30, 2020

      The Office of Institutional Advancement, Foundation Relations, has compiled a list of COVID-19 research funding opportunities. We encourage you to review these foundation funding opportunities through the sponsor websites.

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    • COVID-19 Research and Innovation at Drexel

      March 25, 2020

      In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are announcing a formation of the COVID-19 Research & Innovation Collaborative. 

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    • COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities and Funding-Related Information

      March 20, 2020

      The Office of Research & Innovation has compiled a list of COVID-19 research funding opportunities, guidance and funding-related information. We encourage you to review and stay abreast of federal funding updates and funding opportunities through sponsor websites and listservs.

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    • All Access to UIDPVirtual Conference for Drexel Faculty and Staff

      March 20, 2020

      The Office of Research and Innovation has arranged for institutional access to the UIDPVirtual 2020 conference. The UIDP (University-Industry Demonstration Partnerships) has transitioned its annual spring conference to an online, on-demand conference, Monday, March 23 through Thursday, March 26, 2020. Anyone with a Drexel email address may sign up at no charge.

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    • COVID-19 Research Involving Human Subjects Guidance

      March 13, 2020

      Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there are particularly pressing regulatory and operational questions facing researchers involved in human subjects research.

      We have developed specific guidance to address these questions and it can be found on our Research Preparedness Website. Please check this website regularly for updates as this guidance may change over time.

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    • COVID-19 Research Contingency Planning Guidance and Resources

      March 11, 2020

      The Office of Research & Innovation is actively planning for continuity of our services in support of the University's research community in the event of COVID-19 related disruptions.

      We have developed some resources for research contingency planning and posted it on our website. We plan on keeping this information up to date during this dynamic situation, so please continue to check the site for updates.

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  • February

    • SSRC Writing Retreat

      February 19, 2020

      In collaboration with the Office of Research & Innovation, the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Drexel Writing Center, the Social Science Research Committee (SSRC) is offering a writing retreat on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 10:00am to 12:30pm in Korman 102 (Drexel Writing Center).

      In this 2.5-hour morning retreat, we invite you to do something that can be surprisingly difficult in our busy faculty lives: Devote dedicated time to work on your writing.
       

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