Welcome to Federal Relations
We connect faculty with federal funders, share Boston University’s expertise with policymakers, work with national educational and scientific organizations, and increase BU’s visibility in Washington as the federal government considers policies affecting research universities.
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Looking for expert advice or testimony? Boston University is home to numerous faculty members who are nationally recognized leaders in their fields. Curious about our latest research or want to understand BU's position on education and scientific issues? We can help there, too.Get Started
BU faculty: how to navigate DC
We know you have important things to contribute to the national discussion of science and education. From helping you work with government agencies to preparing Congressional testimony to identifying funding streams, we'll make sure your voice is heard.Get Involved
What You Need to Know
All Things Research
VP for Research Gloria Waters spoke at the National Press Club about science funding on July 9.
MED Professor Testifies
Prof. Robert Stern testified before the Senate Aging Committee about brain injuries and aging on June 25.
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) Visits BU
Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) visited the Charles River campus on April 24.
Sen. Warren Calls for More Federal Research Money
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) visited BU on April 14.