Office of Research New Faculty Orientation will take place on Friday, September 6, 2024 from 8:00am to Noon in Diboll Gallery and Auditorium, 1440 Canal Street, Tidewater Bldg. Click here for the New Faculty Orientation website.

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Paving the Way for Research


Tulane University is a leading research institution with partnerships that span the globe. University-wide research efforts garner more than $200 million in sponsored awards each year.


The Vice President for Research is a university-wide post responsible for overseeing all aspects of research at Tulane University. Priorities for the office include fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, aiding in the recruitment and retention of leading investigators, and building the research portfolio in a manner compliant with government regulation.


Centers of Excellence Collaborative Research Symposium

The Office of Research held the symposium on October 27, 2023. The presentations were recorded and can be accessed from the Centers of Excellence Collaborative Research Symposium website.


"Tulane Research Centers of Excellence focus on convergence research, which is research driven by a specific and compelling problem that also deeply integrates investigators from different schools, backgrounds and expertise,” Dr. Giovanni Piedimonte, Vice President for Research.

Symposium Agenda

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Faculty Orientation

2023 Office of Research New Faculty Orientation

The Office of Research held its orientation for new faculty at Tulane University on September 12, 2023.

Here are links to the handouts and the slide presentation.

Research Department Unit Pamphlet

Faculty Orientation PowerPoint Slides

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The second annual TRICS event was held at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life (LBC) on the uptown campus from April 23 - 25, 2024. Kicking off the program was a panel discussion with Tulane’s Artificial Intelligence Task Force members on April 23rd. The thought-leaders from each of Tulane’s schools discussed their findings with the attendees.

The 2024 Distinguished Keynote Lecturer was Aron Culotta, PhD, Director of Tulane University Center for Community Engaged Artificial Intelligence, Associate Professor of Computer Science, School of Science & Engineering.

The Summit showcased hundreds of poster presentations and displays, including research presentations by faculty, trainees, graduates, and undergraduates from the schools of Medicine, Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Science and Engineering, Social Work, and the Tulane National Primate Research Center. Scholarly and creative work, lectures, and other formats of presentation from the schools of Architecture, Law, Business, Liberal Arts, and Professional Advancement are also highlighted.

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Achievement Awards

The Tulane University Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Awards are given annually to honor outstanding scholars and to recognize exceptional research achievement and impact on advancing knowledge in science, engineering, health, education, or creativity in the arts, the humanities and other academic fields of study.