Tag: infrastructure

Building on Infrastructure Improvements: Continuing Progress


As the leading State institution for research on the causes, treatment, and prevention of diseases, UTHSC‘s vision, as outlined in the 2016 Operational Strategic Plan for Research (OSPR), is “To become a world-class, interdisciplinary, and research-intensive health science center.”  To foster this vision, the Office of Research has worked to systematically strengthen and grow research… Read More

Improving the Research Infrastructure and Lessening the Administrative Burden on Faculty


As written in the Operational Strategic Plan for Research: “At a time of diminishing grant dollars and increasing competition, it is essential now, more than ever before, that investigators are provided with an outstanding research infrastructure that will enhance their productivity and the research enterprise. Moreover, there is a pressing need to foster an environment… Read More

Creating a New Unified Office of Sponsored Programs


One of the important strategic goals outlined in the Infrastructure section of the Operational Strategic Plan for Research was the unification, under the Office of Research, of all existing pre- and post-award functions, as well as additional activities directly re- lated to the research enterprise. This unification process also included the development of sponsored programs offices at… Read More