Research on Tap brings together groups of BU researchers around important topics. Join us to hear BU faculty and researchers deliver four-minute micro-talks. Then stick around for wine, cheese, and lively discussion with colleagues. Browse upcoming events below, view past events, or learn more about this series.

Open to faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars.

Fall Events

Working Towards an HIV Cure

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 4-6 p.m.

Join us to learn about BU research efforts towards understanding HIV infection and pathogenesis and to foster new interests and collaborations in our work towards an HIV cure.


Human Capital and Global Development

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 | 4-6 p.m.

BU scholars will discuss the diverse components of human capital and the implications for policy solutions to catalyze global change.


Light as Medicine

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 4-6 p.m.

Join experts on campus as they discuss their interests in advancing photonics for life science and medicine.


Accelerating the Energy Transition: Transformative Pathways to Decarbonization and Sustainability in the Next Decade

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 | 4-6 p.m.

Researchers from across BU will explore the diversity of innovative thinking, solutions, and action needed to accelerate our transition to clean, sustainable energy.


We’re busy planning more events for the coming year! Check back soon.