Yale’s New Vice Provost for Research ‖ New oversight of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning
February 17, 2020
Scott Strobel, Provost, announces the appointment of Michael Crair, PhD, as Yale’s next vice provost for research effective April 1, 2020, and new oversight of the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning by Pericles Lewis.
Peter Schiffer, Vice Provost for Research, announces that Yale has made more than $4 million in new investments in core facilities supporting science and engineering research, and also filled two new staff positions to support the cores.
Donoghue named Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies
December 13, 2018
Michael J. Donoghue, Sterling Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, will replace Oswald J. Schmitz, Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology, as Director of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies (YIBS) beginning January 1, 2019.
Initial Implementation Actions on Science Priorities
December 3, 2018
Peter Schiffer, Vice Provost for Research, announces initial implementations for the science priorities approved by President Salovey. Immediate actions will focus on the recommended cross-cutting priorities and represent substantial commitments by the university to improve internal funding for graduate students to reduce funding pressure on external research grants and to upgrade and refresh existing core facilities.
New University Report Recommends Science Priorities for the Decade Ahead
June 15, 2018
A university committee has made strategic recommendations to bolster Yale’s position as a leading global research university and nurture scientific discoveries with the potential to improve the world. The report recommends bold priorities for investment and changes to organizational structure.
Jeff Brock Named the Inaugural Dean of Science for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Yale
April 2, 2018
Jeff Brock, director of the campus-wide Data Science Initiative at Brown University and former chair of Brown’s Department of Mathematics, has been named the inaugural dean of science for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Yale. Brock, a mathematician who focuses on low-dimensional geometry and topology, will join the FAS faculty on July 1 and assume the role of FAS dean of science on Jan. 1, 2019.