Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research

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Internal Funding Fuels Faculty, Staff to Forge New Paths

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research, the inaugural Fueling Our Future showcase spotlighted faculty and staff projects that received internal funding over the past year.
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New Conflicts Disclosure System Streamlines, Integrates Required Disclosures

Recent changes to Pitt’s conflicts disclosure policy are now incorporated into an online reporting system, to be launched in March on a pilot basis. MyDisclosures offers important benefits, making compliance more convenient and integrated. University officials anticipate that some faculty and staff who have not previously completed disclosures may need to do so.
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What We’re Bingeing Over the Holidays

From audiobooks to videogames and most other media in between, University faculty and staff are looking forward to using Winter Recess to read—and watch, and listen, and play.

Shelome Gooden Named Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research

Shelome Gooden was recently named as the University of Pittsburgh’s first-ever assistant vice chancellor for research for...
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Two Researchers Named Fellows for National Academy of Inventors

Rob Rutenbar and William Federspiel were elected to the academy’s 2019 fellow class, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.
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Pitt Seed Special Cycle to Fund Projects that Aim to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

This special funding cycle—a rapid-fire investment supported by the Office of the Chancellor—is one of the first steps in creating a foundation for a community-driven response to address the prevention of sexual misconduct on campus.
William Kramer

William Kramer Chosen to Lead Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

William Kramer has been selected as the next director of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center. He begins his role in the fall of 2019.
Michael Holland

First Vice Chancellor for Science Policy and Research Strategies Named

Michael Holland has been named Pitt's first-ever vice chancellor for science policy and research strategies. He will join Pitt’s Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor for Research in this new position on Oct. 22.