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Office of the Dean for Research
Welcome to the Office of the Dean for Research newsletter
January 2013
In This Issue:
  • DFR offices are moving to 87 Prospect
  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation applications due
  • Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund awards announced
  • Discovery: Research at Princeton now available
  • Dean for Research A. J. Stewart Smith will remain in his current position for next six months
The Office of the Dean for Research administers and supports the University's research activities by providing resources and guidance.

Dean for Research offices consolidate at 87 Prospect Ave. and 91 Prospect Ave. on Jan. 21

Three departments within the Office of the Dean for Research (DFR) will relocate to 87 Prospect Ave. on Jan. 21:
  • Office of Research and Project Administration
  • Office of Technology Licensing
  • Research Integrity and Assurance

The move will bring all of DFR's six offices into two buildings, 87 and 91 Prospect Ave.

Full details on the move are available here.

Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminars application due Jan. 25

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminars on the Comparative Study of Cultures provides support for comparative research on historical and contemporary topics of major scholarly significance. Princeton is invited to submit a single proposal for a Sawyer seminar. Departments and programs that wish to be considered as the University's designated applicant must submit a 2 to 3 page pre-proposal via ORPA’s limited submission portal on or before Jan. 25, 2013. More information.

Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund awards announced

Princeton University has awarded funds to nine faculty research groups developing new technologies with the potential to benefit society. The funds will go toward developing prototypes or toward additional proof-of-concept research. Read more.

Discovery: Research at Princeton

Discovery_2012_cover_120Published annually, Discovery: Research at Princeton offers a look into the vibrant and cutting-edge research conducted in the laboratories and halls of Princeton University.

Dean Smith to remain in position through June 2013

Dean for Research A.J. Stewart Smith, scheduled to become Vice President for the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory on January 1, will remain in his current position through June 2013 while a committee continues the search for his replacement.

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