Weekly Roundup for July 9, 2021
Masks Now Optional for Fully Vaccinated on All IU Campuses
As a result of the reduced incidence of COVID-19 and enhanced safety across IU campuses resulting from high vaccination rates, masks are now optional for anyone who is fully vaccinated. This applies to all IU campuses, including IUPUI, all regional campuses, IUPUC and IU Fort Wayne.
IUPUI Researchers Receive NIH Funding to Study Erosive Tooth Wear
Researchers at the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and IU School of Dentistry have received funding from the National Institutes of Health to study erosive tooth wear (dental erosion).
Dr. Zhang Serves as Member of NIH Study Section
On June 16-17, Dr. Jianjun Zhang served as a member of the National Institutes of Health study section: Special Emphasis Panel ZCA1 RPRB-H (O1), NCI Program Project II (P01). The study section reviews P01 grant applications submitted to the National Cancer Institute. P01 grants support integrated, multiproject research programs involving a number of independent investigators who share knowledge and common resources while working towards a unifying overall scientific goal.
Scholar of the Month Conversation Series Continues
On July 27 from noon-1pm, join the IUPUI Center for Translating Research Into Practice as they continue their Scholar of the Month Conversation Series. Professor Becky Liu-Lastres will present “Are We Always Prepared? Examining Risk and Crisis Management in Tourism and Hospitality.” Continuing Education Credits are available for this event.
Prof. Silverman Coauthors Editorial: Covid-19, equity, and inclusiveness
Professor Ross Silverman coauthored the editorial, “Covid-19, equity, and inclusiveness,” which appeared in the BMJ on June 29. The editorial aligns with a piece Prof. Silverman previously coauthored on the need for a pandemic response grounded in equity.
Changes to International Travel Policy
Effective July 1, the policy regarding international travel will be modified. Travel for faculty and staff will no longer be limited to essential purposes, and will no longer require committee approval. It will be permitted upon submission of an acknowledgment form signed by the traveler and approved by the responsible dean or unit head. International travel for students continues to be subject to certain restrictions.
Dr. Maupomè Receives Bantz-Petronio TRIP Award
Congratulations to FSPH's Dr. Gerardo Maupomè on receiving the 2021 Bantz-Petronio Translating Research into Practice Faculty Award. He is an IUPUI TRIP Scholar with extensive expertise in public health and community-based translational research.
Sean Grant, Assistant Professor
Evaluating implementation of the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines: The TRUST Process for rating journal policies, procedures, and practices
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Call to PhD Students
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Get Ready to Return to Normal
You’ve made it, get ready to return to normal! We’re coming back stronger with in-person classes, tutoring, and study sessions this fall. Enjoy your summer, and we can’t wait to see you on campus again in the fall.
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