Just under ten years from now, in January of 2031, the International Space Station (ISS) will fall purposely to Earth at Point Nemo, about 2,000 miles (3,219 kilometers) north of Antarctica. The ISS has functioned for years, servicing our planet as the home of astronaut crews. The ultimate fate of the space station has been
“Supporting Innovative New Faculty Research” Chapman University’s Office of Research is excited to announce the new Research Seed Fund which provides competitive, merit-based support for short-term projects as described below. These projects are intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, with the goal to: Provide faculty with opportunities
Chapman University’s Vice President for Research, Thomas Piechota, hosts Ask the Experts Virtual Town Hall: Vaccine Hesitancy on Thursday, September 16, Noon – 1 PM, featuring faculty experts Jeff Goad, PharmD., MPH (School of Pharmacy), Jennifer Totonchy, Ph.D. (School of Pharmacy), Gary Fong, PharmD. (School of Pharmacy) and Michael Shermer, Ph.D. (Presidential Fellow) who will
As part of the effort to enhance faculty development and grant writing capabilities, the Office of Research hosted Chapman University’s third Grant Writers’ Bootcamp on August 17th and 18th. Participants were required to submit a proposal for seed funding and were selected based on their proposal potential. This spectacular class was composed of a diverse
The Office of Research is pleased to announce that Shawn Scott has joined Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) in the role of Contracts & Grants Administrator, as of August 2nd. Shawn came to Chapman University after having spent the past 13 years managing all federal funding in Guam’s Department of Administration’s Division of Accounting where he oversaw
Chapman University’s Vice President for Research, Thomas Piechota hosts Ask the Experts Virtual Town Hall: The World After COVID on Wednesday, September 1st from 9:00 – 10:00 AM PST. The event will feature Richard Florida, the world’s premier urban expert, who will discuss the global future with leading experts from US, Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Offices of the President, the Provost, and the Vice President for Research are pleased to announce the 16 recipients of the 2021 Faculty Opportunity Funds. The Faculty Opportunity Fund program was created in 2018 as a way to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research, scholarship and creative activity.
The COVID-19 Faculty Excellence Task Force, Faculty Senate Executive Board, Vice President for Research and the Provost, are pleased to announce the availability of funds to advance research, scholarship and creative activity for those most impacted from COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted faculty members at Chapman University in ways that have important implications for
The first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the U.S. was identified on January 20, 2020 with the first death in late February 2020. Since then, it has spread into a pandemic that swept the country and the globe with impacts to human health, the economy, and inequitably impacting society. Chapman faculty, staff, and
The Office of Research and the Leatherby Libraries invite all faculty and staff to submit their research and scholarship on COVID-19 for inclusion in the COVID-19 Archives in Chapman University Digital Commons. With this new archive, we are seeking to create a central hub for the important scholarship related to the pandemic that has been created by