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Faculty Opportunity Fund "Supporting the Development of Knowledge and Creative Works”

November 17, 2017 by | Uncategorized

In collaboration with Provost Glenn Pfeiffer and Faculty Fellow – Laura Glynn, I am excited to announce the new the Faculty Opportunity Fund program that provides competitive merit-based support for short term non-renewable projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship

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Chapman receives largest federal grant in school history

November 15, 2017 by | Office of Research

The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging recently awarded a five-year $3.7 million grant to Hillard Kaplan, Ph.D., to pursue his research on Alzheimer’s disease. As part of a larger research project called The Tsimane Health and Life History Project, Dr. Kaplan has been studying a tribe in Bolivia that are of interest to the scientific

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New research shows most women report more body dissatisfaction directly after seeing fashion and bikini models

November 15, 2017 by | Office of Research

Chapman University has published research measuring women’s perceptions of how media impacts their body image. Results showed that many women reported feeling worse about their bodies when shown media images of bikini or fashion models, compared to those shown images of paintings or products. In Study 1, the percentage of adult women who said the

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Cayuse IRB November Training

October 23, 2017 by | Office of Research

Please plan to join us for our next Cayuse IRB training event. At the rodeo, researchers will learn to use the Cayuse IRB module to prepare and submit IRB applications, renewals and modifications. The rodeo will be held in BK306C at Main Campus on 11/1 and RK-94 203 at Rinker Campus on 11/6. Click to

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Cayuse IRB is Live!

October 20, 2017 by | Office of Research

What is Cayuse and how will that make research easier? “The Cayuse team delivers and supports user-friendly solutions that simplify research administration so that the world’s brightest minds can focus on discovery, not paperwork. We are passionate about serving the research community through mindful product creation, dedicated service and a commitment to improving and enriching

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State of Research and Creative Activity Recap

October 20, 2017 by | Office of Research

On October 2, 2017, Vice President for Research, Tom Piechota and colleagues presented highlights and recognition at the Inaugural State of Research and Creative Activity event in the George Bush Conference Center attended by over 150 people. This included the growth of research at Chapman, the impacts on the community and students, fiscal year statistics,