Tag: TIPs 2016

  • The Vanderbilt International Public Opinion Project

    The Vanderbilt International Public Opinion Project

     Program Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) This TIP supports the expansion of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt and globally. The strategy, aimed at increasing Vanderbilt faculty and student connections to the center and to extending its international reach, will be encapsulated in a rebranding of… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart-City Operations Research (VISOR)

    Vanderbilt Initiative for Smart-City Operations Research (VISOR)

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) The rapidly emerging smart city concept aims to enhance the quality and performance of urban services, reduce costs and resource consumption, and provide an infrastructure to engage citizens more effectively. Creating partnerships where the city, adjoining universities and industry collaborate to serve local causes… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • The Vanderbilt Center for mHealth Technologies

    The Vanderbilt Center for mHealth Technologies

    Program Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) This TIP is the first formal program to convene faculty from across Vanderbilt University (VU) and Vanderbilt Univer­sity Medical Center (VUMC) to address critical gaps in infrastructure, knowledge and tech­nologies related to the rapidly growing domain of mobile technol­ogy systems for improving health… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Vanderbilt Program for Next Generation Vaccines-Integrating Structural Biology with Big Data

    Vanderbilt Program for Next Generation Vaccines-Integrating Structural Biology with Big Data

    Program Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) The Vanderbilt Program for Next Generation Vaccines brings together scientists from the School of Medicine, the College of Arts & Science and the School of Engineering to create a complex pipeline that integrates structural biology with big data for the discovery of novel… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Vocations in Racial Justice: Trans-Disciplinary Activist/Practitioner/Scholar (TAPS)

    Vocations in Racial Justice: Trans-Disciplinary Activist/Practitioner/Scholar (TAPS)

    Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Historically, vocations in racial justice have drawn upon lifelong commitments of energized practitioners across several generations, whether in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the National Urban League (NUL) or in innumerable other international, national or local organizations. Drawing… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • VINSE I:  Increasing Immersion and Innovation in Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Research and Education

    VINSE I: Increasing Immersion and Innovation in Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Research and Education

    Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) The objective of this TIP is to launch new initiatives related to immersion experiences for Vanderbilt students and innovation in trans-institutional research activities and education, including entrepreneurial endeavors that would benefit from accessibility to a “nano-maker” space. The TIPs funding is enabling VINSE to be… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Advancing the Development of Brain-Based Measures of Treatment Outcomes in Clinical Trials across the Lifespan

    Advancing the Development of Brain-Based Measures of Treatment Outcomes in Clinical Trials across the Lifespan

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Reinvestment Award (VRA) This project aims to advance the development of functional, cost-effective and easy-to-administer brain-based measures of treatment outcomes for use in human clinical trials across the lifespan. Success in translating basic science discoveries to effective treatments or interventions in diverse patient groups depends, in part,… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Towards a Trans-disciplinary Program on Data Science Policy

    Towards a Trans-disciplinary Program on Data Science Policy

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Society is increasingly entranced by and concerned about big data and data science. Big data is often described as massive growth in the “four V’s” of data: variety, velocity, veracity and volume. Yet critical policy issues must be addressed in order to understand the… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Understanding Digital Dominance in Teaching and Learning: An Interdisciplinary Approach

    Understanding Digital Dominance in Teaching and Learning: An Interdisciplinary Approach

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) Digital tools are constantly changing the way we teach and learn, yet our understanding of these tools is lagging behind. Some students and teachers continue to employ traditional learning tools such as printed text and pen whereas others enlist digital tools such as MOOCs,… Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019

  • Engineering Immunity

    Engineering Immunity

    Overview Type: Vanderbilt Initiative Award (ViA) From cancer to diabetes to chronic infections, our immune system plays an important role in nearly every disease. Accordingly, harnessing the power and exquisite specificity of the immune system has enormous – and still largely untapped – potential to improve human health and wellbeing. Read More

    Aug. 8, 2019