Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

September 23, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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NSF announces intent to use “Asynchronous Review Mechanism” for proposals submitted to physics division

In a recent “Dear Colleague” letter, the National Science Foundation has announced that it will use an asynchronous review model for proposals submitted to its physics division. The new review method, pilot tested in FY 2013, allows reviewers to provide … Continue reading

April 29, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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URSA honors top student research from 2014 Scholars Week

The 2014 edition of Scholars Week was one of the largest ever, with 165 students presenting the results of their independent research and scholarly activities. ┬áThe event included two days of platform presentations and two days of poster sessions where … Continue reading

March 17, 2014
by Baylor OVPR
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OVPR announces recipients of FY 2015 URSA Small Grants

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research and the Undergraduate Research & Scholarly Achievement (URSA) Steering Committee have announced the recipients of the FY 2015 URSA Small Grants program. ┬áThe grants are intended to provide opportunities for faculty-student interaction … Continue reading

October 16, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Upcoming event: OVPR welcomes Nobel laureate for inaugural lecture in BRIC Foundations series

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is pleased to welcome Nobel laureate and senior NASA astrophysicist Dr. John C. Mather for the inaugural lecture in the new BRIC Foundations International Speaker Series. Mather and co-researcher Dr. George Smoot … Continue reading

August 15, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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NSF announces funds to provide mid-scale instrumentation for FY 2014 awards in physics division

The National Science Foundation has established a special fund to enable acquisition of instrumentation as part of research projects funded by the foundation’s physics division. According to a recent “Dear Colleague” letter, the new Mid-Scale Instrumentation Fund will allow applicants … Continue reading

May 16, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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URSA ceremony honors contributions to undergraduate research

The OVPR and the Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) steering committee sponsored the first-ever URSA awards ceremony this month. Dr. Truell Hyde, vice provost for research, presented plaques and certificates honoring administrators, faculty and students who have contributed to … Continue reading

May 2, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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URSA honors outstanding posters from 2013 Scholars Week

Last month, over 180 Baylor undergrads presented results of their independent research at URSA Scholars Week, a four-day celebration of undergraduate research sponsored by the OVPR and the Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Achievement (URSA) steering committee (click here to read … Continue reading