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TCRC News & Announcements

The Tisch College Community Research Center ocassionally announces requests for proposals, supports community meetings, and promotes research conducted by our steering committee members, partners, and grantees. Here are some recent news and announcements from the TCRC:

October 2017 - TCRC Requests Proposals

The Tisch College Community Research Center is now accepting proposals for its main 2017-2018 research grants. Up to two awards and a total of $18,000 are available. The deadline is November 3. Read the full RFP and learn how to apply.

February 2017 - Tufts Announces Receipients of TCRC Grants

In a news release, Tufts University highlighted the Tisch College Community Research Center's support for two important community initiatives: Shape Up Somerville and and Medford Conversations. Read more about the funded initiatives.

January 2017 - New RFP for Student Research

The TCRC has released a request for proposals that solicits applications for micro-grants to support community-engaged student research. Note: Application period closed.

September 2016 - TCRC Requests Proposals

The Tisch College Community Research Center is now accepting proposals for its main 2016-2017 research grants. Two awards of up to $15,000 per proposal will are available. Note: Application period closed.

May 2015 - Community Dialogue on Gentrification

The TCRC’s Community Impact Committee hosted a dialogue on gentrification in Somerville, bringing together various scholars and community leaders to share their perspectives on this complex issue. Read more about the gathering.

October 2014 -  Four Tufts Faculty Members Join the TCRC Steering Committee

The Tisch College Community Research Center is excited to welcome four new members to our Steering Committee:

  • Sara Folta, Friedman School of Nutrition
  • Nicole Holland, School of Dental Medicine
  • Alex Blanchette, Department of Anthropology
  • Cora Roelofs, Department of Community Health

October 2014 - TCRC Requests Proposals

The Tisch College Community Research Center is now accepting proposals for its main 2016-2017 research grants. Two awards of up to $15,000 per proposal will are available. Note: Application period closed.

May 2014 - New Course in Community-Based Research

The course is titled “Community-Based Research in Urban Borderzones” and will be co-taught by Deborah Pacini Hernández and Cathy Stanton.

January 2014 - TCRC Featured in the Tufts Daily

Tufts University's student newspaper recently published two articles highlighting the TCRC's support for community research: